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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.

Leiby's Parents' Statement

Leiby's Parents' Statement

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What you can do in Leiby's memory.

Learning from Leiby

Learning from Leiby

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I can't explain anything, but here are three lessons I've learned.

The Jewish Apprentice

The Jewish Apprentice

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What was I, an unaffiliated Jew with a Catholic father, doing on a Jewish entrepreneurial program hosted by Orthodox Jews?

A Message for All Jews

A Message for All Jews

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What can we possibly take from this barbaric tragedy?

Searching for Leiby

Searching for Leiby

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Along with the tragic ending, there was the unprecedented show of unity and love.

Shocked into Silence

Shocked into Silence

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Responding to the horrific murder of Leiby Kletzky.

In Memory of Leiby Kletzky

In Memory of Leiby Kletzky

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There are no words, only tears.

Anti-Semitism at University of Toronto

Anti-Semitism at University of Toronto

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Jew-counting, racism and intimidation in U of T's Social Work program.

Where Have All the Volunteers Gone?

Where Have All the Volunteers Gone?

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Many young Jews are volunteering. The bad news is that very few of them want anything to do with Judaism.

The Stoning Dog Hoax

The Stoning Dog Hoax

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The sad phenomenon of anti-Jewish slurs.

Anti-Israel Spillover

Anti-Israel Spillover

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Every Jew needs to stand up for Israel.

The Future of European Jewry

The Future of European Jewry

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Those who deny Jews or Israel their freedom will lose, or fail to gain, their own.

Save the Yale Anti-Semitism Institute

Save the Yale Anti-Semitism Institute

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Is Yale caving into pressure from the Arab world?

Join the Jewish Revolution

Join the Jewish Revolution

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My reply to a person considering intermarriage.

Blowing Up Synagogues

Blowing Up Synagogues

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The recent arrest of two NY terrorists reminds us to give thanks to the Guardian of the Jewish People.

The Full-Blown Return of Anti-Semitism in Europe

The Full-Blown Return of Anti-Semitism in Europe

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After WWII, European anti-Semitism seemed to disappear. It's back, to a very disquieting degree.

South Koreans Learning Talmud

South Koreans Learning Talmud

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Why South Koreans are in love with Judaism.

Haunting Fragments

Haunting Fragments

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My journey to the camps in Poland.

The Scary Jew Next Door

The Scary Jew Next Door

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Ben made bullets in the garage and constantly yelled at us. One day, it all came to a head.

The Immigrant Seder

The Immigrant Seder

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Passover ensures we retain the burning passion to get ahead.

Freedom Without Limits?

Freedom Without Limits?

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“Let my people go” is only half the story.

Goldstone's Feeble Backtrack

Goldstone's Feeble Backtrack

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Goldstone’s attempt at repentance is filled with disingenuous claims and even outright lies.

Wall of Lies

Wall of Lies

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A short film that uncovers the lies of "Israel Apartheid Week."

The Intifada’s Toll

The Intifada’s Toll

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What exactly was Facebook promoting?

Connecting with Israel

Connecting with Israel

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Things we can do to strengthen our bonds with the Jewish State.

Itamar: Why Many Don’t Care

Itamar: Why Many Don’t Care

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We cannot let indifference, bordering on cruelty, become the norm.

Hating Israel at UC Berkeley

Hating Israel at UC Berkeley

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Why Jessica Felber is suing the university and is concerned for Jewish students everywhere.

Next Big Jewish Idea

Next Big Jewish Idea

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What are your ideas to help develop the Jewish community?

Why Jewish Summer Camp

Why Jewish Summer Camp

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Breaking the common myths.

Saving Soviet Jewry: A Retrospective

Saving Soviet Jewry: A Retrospective

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Book review of When They Come For Us, We'll Be Gone, by Gal Beckerman.

Accident of Faith

Accident of Faith

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After nearly being killed in a highway rollover, Yehuda Simes views the accident as an act of God.

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