Rabbi Meir Schuster introduced me to the beauty of Shabbat in Jerusalem. I never got the chance to thank him.
The real crisis is that as a community we don’t value Torah education as an end unto itself.
Why would anyone care if he’s dating a Gentile?
These real people exemplify five Jewish responses to dealing with adversity.
The best response to anti-Semitism is to deepen your pride in being Jewish.
Insights into fixing oneself and fixing the world.
16 year old boy had been missing from Brookline home since Monday amid record cold weather, fliers handed out with picture.
Amidst the crumbling of apartheid and playing rugby, I discovered the depth of Judaism.
Is there any substance to the claim that the Church has in its possession vessels from the holy Temple?
Jeff Aeder, the owner of Chicago’s hottest kosher restaurant, donates all the profits to charity.
South African leader's long relationship with community veered between supportive and hostile.
According to the recent Pew study, 53% of Jews who recently married another Jew are orthodox.
Has Hanukkah in America become a testament to assimilation?
Do we need to experience pain ourselves before we can really understand the pain of others?
I served shrimp at my wedding and enjoyed Saturdays at the mall. I didn’t know any better. But I do now.
Jewish students face ongoing anti-Semitism and no one is doing anything about it.
Too many Jews are turning their back on something they don’t even know. I was one of them.
The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.
Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.
The transformational Shabbos Project fires the soul of a community.
Live, stimulating online seminars by top Aish authors and lecturers, in conjunction with Jewish Workshops.
One of the greatest philanthropists of the century passes away.
At the Bronx Youth Poetry Slam, a young Jew defends his beliefs.
The American Jewish day school system has failed in epic proportions.
Most Jews lack basic Jewish literacy. You can’t abandon what you never had in the first place.
The Jewish world mourns the loss of one of the greatest Torah leaders of the generation.
The recent Pew Report on Jewish identity is a wake-up call for all of us.
Did I do enough? Reflections of a mother of a college freshman.
Acknowledging the gentiles who keep our synagogues running.
Rejoicing with the Torah because it is an exceptional book that has made us exceptional.
In 1603, imprisoned for secretly practicing Judaism, Sebastian Rodriguez built a sukkah.
Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.
Too many schools are teaching Judaism under a cloak of secularism.
What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.
Welcoming interfaith families is not enough. We need to help them transform themselves through Jewish life.
After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.
Finding the courage to make the right decisions.
When danger is everywhere, listen to the siren of the shofar.