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Joining the Party

Joining the Party

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Be part of the largest celebration of Jewish learning and Jewish unity in American history.

Egypt, Iran & the Passover Miracle

Egypt, Iran & the Passover Miracle

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God may guarantee the survival of the Jewish people, but individually, the existential threat is alarmingly real.

The Tragedy In Toulouse

The Tragedy In Toulouse

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To be a Jew is to be a magnet for hatred, no matter how unjustified and irrational.

I Hear You

I Hear You

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It wasn’t we, the “frummies,” against those weird non-observant Jews. It was just all of us, together.

A Winning Season

A Winning Season

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Religious freedom isn’t always a giveaway.

Israel's Vital First Strike

Israel's Vital First Strike

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One surefire way to avert a nuclear holocaust.

Purim’s Wakeup Call

Purim’s Wakeup Call

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Purim is unfolding again right before our very eyes. How can we go about business as usual?

Purim and Iran

Purim and Iran

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Startling parallels between ancient Persia and Israel’s predicament today.

Hating Jews on Campus

Hating Jews on Campus

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Watch the powerful 30-minute documentary, Crossing the Line, that exposes the growing anti-Israel sentiment on campuses across North America.

Purim & Responding to the Itamar Massacre

Purim & Responding to the Itamar Massacre

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The illogic of anti-Semitism.

Lessons for Israel Apartheid Week

Lessons for Israel Apartheid Week

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My one-woman crusade to boycott human rights abusers.

Israel Peace Week 2012

Israel Peace Week 2012

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How to effectively counter Israeli Apartheid Week on campus.

MTV, Hip-Hop and Judaism

MTV, Hip-Hop and Judaism

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Can Judaism be “cool” enough for a new generation?

A Quebec Jew

A Quebec Jew

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From Catholic Bloc Québécois MP to staunch Jewish activist.

A Second Holocaust?

A Second Holocaust?

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The Holocaust has become a weapon of choice for many of Israel’s worst enemies, for a resurgent anti-Semitism.

Remembering Rebbetzin Chana Weinberg

Remembering Rebbetzin Chana Weinberg

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Rebbetzin Weinberg was, as my father put it, a “leader of leaders.”

A Prayer of the Jewish People

A Prayer of the Jewish People

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An ancient prayer for contemporary times.

I Am Jewish

I Am Jewish

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One Jew's answer to what it means to be Jewish.

Legitimizing Anti-Semitism

Legitimizing Anti-Semitism

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Why anti-Semitism is moving toward the mainstream.

Those Who Can, Teach

Those Who Can, Teach

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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?

Seeking My Brothers

Seeking My Brothers

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We can strengthen Jewish unity by truly loving our fellow Jew.

Jewish Unplanned Pregnancy

Jewish Unplanned Pregnancy

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There are no easy answers when facing a pregnancy for which you are unprepared – emotionally, financially or socially.

Israel Snapshot

Israel Snapshot

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Beautiful photos from the Land of Israel.

Matisyahu's Beard

Matisyahu's Beard

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I grew my beard as an expression of Jewish pride, not as a response to weakness.

Menorah on Top of the Tree

Menorah on Top of the Tree

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J. Hector de St. John de Crevecoeur explains how religious identity disappears within one generation in America.

The Life Assurance Specialist

The Life Assurance Specialist

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Marc Firestone’s efforts earn him Aish’s Power of One Award.

Assimilation & the Chanukah Oil

Assimilation & the Chanukah Oil

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Understanding the meaning of the Chanukah battle, a war unlike any other.

Days of Miracle and Wonder

Days of Miracle and Wonder

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After 2,000 years of dispersion and persecution, it's a miracle that we exist as a separate, identifiable people.

Bagel Lunch Advocacy

Bagel Lunch Advocacy

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How to motivate Jews on campus.

Uplifting Torah

Uplifting Torah

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A tribute to Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, zt"l, one of the greatest Jewish leaders of our generation.

Near Lynch in Libya

Near Lynch in Libya

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After working with Libyan rebels, David Gerbi faced an angry mob at the ancient synagogue in Tripoli.

Gilad Shalit: Split Screen World

Gilad Shalit: Split Screen World

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The government and people of Israel instinctively supported the release of Shalit because these Torah values are so deeply ingrained in our national psyche.

The Big Game: Baseball and the Jews

The Big Game: Baseball and the Jews

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Like baseball, the ups and downs of Jewish history are strands of one larger story.

Gilad Shalit and the Sea Turtle

Gilad Shalit and the Sea Turtle

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The controversial exchange highlights one extreme difference: Israel values life.

Aish Earns Top Nominations for Jewish Community Hero

Aish Earns Top Nominations for Jewish Community Hero

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Pro-Israel activism and marriage classes top the list.

Is Break-Fast the Hippest Holiday?

Is Break-Fast the Hippest Holiday?

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Relating to food on a day with no food.

Durban & 9/11: 10 Years Later

Durban & 9/11: 10 Years Later

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If 9/11 was the Kristallnacht of terror, Durban was the Mein Kampf.

Day School Affordability: Whose Responsibility?

Day School Affordability: Whose Responsibility?

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Families with school-age children cannot afford to sustain the schools alone.

The Holiest Generation

The Holiest Generation

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Who could define what it meant to be a survivor? I learned the answer from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

Struck by the Storm

Struck by the Storm

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He gave his life to rescue a child in danger.

Mandela, Martin, and Me

Mandela, Martin, and Me

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Commitment to one’s Jewish identity does not come at the expense of one’s universal vision.

Genome Judaism

Genome Judaism

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All Jews are connected.

Aish.com's 2011 User Survey

Aish.com's 2011 User Survey

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Help Aish.com educate and inspire you. Take our quick survey.

Angel of Flatbush

Angel of Flatbush

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Michal Schick and her empire of kindness.

Cries of a Jewish Woman

Cries of a Jewish Woman

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Her wailing captured the cries of a nation and delivered a message of hope.

Editors' Blog: My Tisha B'Av Fantasy

Editors' Blog: My Tisha B'Av Fantasy

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Imagine taking Ahmadinejad to the Third Temple that just descended on Jerusalem.

If Only

If Only

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On Tisha B'Av I can feel the weight of thousands of years of “if onlys.”

Israelis Performing Wagner in Germany

Israelis Performing Wagner in Germany

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A national disgrace?

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The "Jewish Tribe" in Uganda

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Meet the Abayudaya -- hundreds of would-be Jews in east Africa who have created an amazing community.

Debt Ceiling and Tisha B’Av

Debt Ceiling and Tisha B’Av

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Raising our personal debt ceiling for tolerance and peace will bring down the spiritual debt of our nation.

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