The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.
Defying the Samurai code of honor, Chiune Sugihara risked everything to save Jewish lives.
The Holocaust has become a weapon of choice for many of Israel’s worst enemies, for a resurgent anti-Semitism.
Rebbetzin Weinberg was, as my father put it, a “leader of leaders.”
I’m not a rabbi, I never studied in yeshiva, and there’s so much I don’t know. So why am I teaching Torah?
We can strengthen Jewish unity by truly loving our fellow Jew.
There are no easy answers when facing a pregnancy for which you are unprepared – emotionally, financially or socially.
I grew my beard as an expression of Jewish pride, not as a response to weakness.
J. Hector de St. John de Crevecoeur explains how religious identity disappears within one generation in America.
Marc Firestone’s efforts earn him Aish’s Power of One Award.
Understanding the meaning of the Chanukah battle, a war unlike any other.
After 2,000 years of dispersion and persecution, it's a miracle that we exist as a separate, identifiable people.
A tribute to Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, zt"l, one of the greatest Jewish leaders of our generation.
After working with Libyan rebels, David Gerbi faced an angry mob at the ancient synagogue in Tripoli.
The government and people of Israel instinctively supported the release of Shalit because these Torah values are so deeply ingrained in our national psyche.
Like baseball, the ups and downs of Jewish history are strands of one larger story.
The controversial exchange highlights one extreme difference: Israel values life.
Pro-Israel activism and marriage classes top the list.
If 9/11 was the Kristallnacht of terror, Durban was the Mein Kampf.
Families with school-age children cannot afford to sustain the schools alone.
Who could define what it meant to be a survivor? I learned the answer from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.
Commitment to one’s Jewish identity does not come at the expense of one’s universal vision.
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Her wailing captured the cries of a nation and delivered a message of hope.
Imagine taking Ahmadinejad to the Third Temple that just descended on Jerusalem.
On Tisha B'Av I can feel the weight of thousands of years of “if onlys.”
Meet the Abayudaya -- hundreds of would-be Jews in east Africa who have created an amazing community.
Raising our personal debt ceiling for tolerance and peace will bring down the spiritual debt of our nation.
What was I, an unaffiliated Jew with a Catholic father, doing on a Jewish entrepreneurial program hosted by Orthodox Jews?
What can we possibly take from this barbaric tragedy?
Along with the tragic ending, there was the unprecedented show of unity and love.
Responding to the horrific murder of Leiby Kletzky.
Jew-counting, racism and intimidation in U of T's Social Work program.
Many young Jews are volunteering. The bad news is that very few of them want anything to do with Judaism.
Those who deny Jews or Israel their freedom will lose, or fail to gain, their own.