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Curing Jewish Ignorance

Curing Jewish Ignorance

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Too many Jews are turning their back on something they don’t even know. I was one of them.

Alzheimer's Rosh Hashanah Lesson

Alzheimer's Rosh Hashanah Lesson

by Shmuel Zev Hakohen

The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.

Partly Jewish?

Partly Jewish?

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Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.

An African Revolution

An African Revolution

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The transformational Shabbos Project fires the soul of a community.

Introducing Aish Webinars

Introducing Aish Webinars

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Live, stimulating online seminars by top Aish authors and lecturers, in conjunction with Jewish Workshops.

Paul Reichmann: Millions of Lights

Paul Reichmann: Millions of Lights

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One of the greatest philanthropists of the century passes away.

The Rabbi & the Delinquent

The Rabbi & the Delinquent

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A true story about the power of love.

An Israeli Soldier to American Jews

An Israeli Soldier to American Jews

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It’s time to wake up.

Are Jews Brainwashed?

Are Jews Brainwashed?

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At the Bronx Youth Poetry Slam, a young Jew defends his beliefs.

The Real Jewish Day School Crisis

The Real Jewish Day School Crisis

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The American Jewish day school system has failed in epic proportions.

Why Bother Being Jewish?

Why Bother Being Jewish?

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Most Jews lack basic Jewish literacy. You can’t abandon what you never had in the first place.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Torah’s Commander-in-Chief

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Torah’s Commander-in-Chief

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The Jewish world mourns the loss of one of the greatest Torah leaders of the generation.

JconnecT

JconnecT

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Hebrew school for the 21st century.

The Vanishing American Jew?

The Vanishing American Jew?

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The recent Pew Report on Jewish identity is a wake-up call for all of us.

Staying Jewish at Penn State

Staying Jewish at Penn State

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Did I do enough? Reflections of a mother of a college freshman.

The Often Invisible Non-Jews

The Often Invisible Non-Jews

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Acknowledging the gentiles who keep our synagogues running.

Putin and the Torah

Putin and the Torah

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Rejoicing with the Torah because it is an exceptional book that has made us exceptional.

Under the Nose of the Inquisition

Under the Nose of the Inquisition

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In 1603, imprisoned for secretly practicing Judaism, Sebastian Rodriguez built a sukkah.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Hebrew School

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Hebrew School

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Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.

Attorney for Israel

Attorney for Israel

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Baruch Cohen knows the art of the fight.

The Problem with Jewish Education

The Problem with Jewish Education

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Too many schools are teaching Judaism under a cloak of secularism.

Over the Top Bar Mitzvah Videos

Over the Top Bar Mitzvah Videos

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What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.

What to Do about Intermarriage

What to Do about Intermarriage

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Welcoming interfaith families is not enough. We need to help them transform themselves through Jewish life.

Israelis in the Ukraine

Israelis in the Ukraine

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After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.

I Have a Dream

I Have a Dream

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Where is our dream today?

The Sandy Koufax Choice

The Sandy Koufax Choice

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Finding the courage to make the right decisions.

Al Qaeda Threat & Elul

Al Qaeda Threat & Elul

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When danger is everywhere, listen to the siren of the shofar.

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

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More than five centuries after Portugal's Jews were compelled to convert to Catholicism, the Torah has finally returned to Trancoso.

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

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Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews.

A Different Sorrow

A Different Sorrow

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Mourning for the wholesome world I once grew up in.

Gentle Warrior

Gentle Warrior

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Harvey Hecker built Aish with absolute honesty and integrity.

The Perfect Partner

The Perfect Partner

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Harvey Hecker flew to Jerusalem to find out what Aish is all about. He never looked back.

Harvey Hecker, Humble Giant

Harvey Hecker, Humble Giant

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Mourning the passing of the first President of Aish International.

The Funeral Director

The Funeral Director

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When the unbearable becomes the norm.

Hollywood and the Holocaust

Hollywood and the Holocaust

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A controversial new book reveals new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ collaboration with Nazis.

Love is a Choice

Love is a Choice

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How to stop treating your fellow Jews as the enemy.

Remembering Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

Remembering Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

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Appreciating his greatness on the occasion of his yartzeit.

Giving Till 113

Giving Till 113

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What drove Evelyn Kozak, the oldest Jew in the world, to help so many others?

Why Pursue Justice against Aging Nazis?

Why Pursue Justice against Aging Nazis?

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Efraim Zuroff wants the world to know that injustice won't be tolerated.

Let’s Make a Deal

Let’s Make a Deal

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Monty Hall’s best deal changed his life.

An Open Letter to John Galliano

An Open Letter to John Galliano

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Learning about the Holocaust is a great first step. Don't stop there.

How Do You Spell Knaidel?

How Do You Spell Knaidel?

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The National Spelling puts its spotlight on Yiddish. Is it a dying language?

Modern Germany & Jews

Modern Germany & Jews

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The sad truth about today's rampant anti-Semitism in Germany.

European Anti-Semitism

European Anti-Semitism

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And why it’s not only the Jews who should be concerned.

Wagner’s Anti-Semitism

Wagner’s Anti-Semitism

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Not your garden-variety Jew hater.

Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant

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A young girl's struggles and triumphs unite a community with meaning, love and growth.

King David & Jewish Leadership

King David & Jewish Leadership

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Four essential traits to being a leader.

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

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How to best interact with someone going through a crisis.

Death of a Friend

Death of a Friend

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Learning the lesson of respect and Jewish unity from my dear friend Yechezkel Fox, of blessed memory.

Why Go To Poland?

Why Go To Poland?

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Although my daughter's trip boosted the economy of the very people who wished us dead, it was worth it.