Hanukkah & Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

May the Maccabees’ fire of idealism guide us to create a united Jerusalem recognized by all people as Israel’s capital.

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Peace

Why that small flask of pure oil is like the heart of every Jew.

Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree

The actress's desire for a Christmas tree isn't trivial. It represents the contemporary Jew's struggle to hold onto her Jewish identity.

17 Amazing Facts about Olives

There’s more to olives than the Hanukkah miracle.

Dear Fellow Jewish Teens

Growing up I felt like an outsider and didn’t care about being Jewish. Then I started taking a deeper look at my heritage.

Eight Gifts to Inspire our Children

This Hanukkah give the gift of Jewish pride, courage and brotherhood.

Judaism Doesn’t Belong in a Museum

The Hellenists thought Judaism was a thing of the past. Too many Jews feel the same today.

Will Your Grandchildren be Jews: Updated

The future of the Jewish people, based on an analysis of the Pew Report on American Jewry.

Searching for a Miracle

Adam Krief's battle with cancer has sadly come to an end.

10 Ways You Can Fight BDS

Don’t be silent. Advocate for Israel.

Common Jewish Words: Their Origins & Meaning

How many of us know the origins and exact meaning of these common Jewish phrases?

Born to Hate Jews

How Kasim Hafeez, a devout Muslim in England, overcame his ingrained hatred towards Israel and the Jews.

I Am a Forgotten Jew

In honor of Jewish refugees from Arab lands.

Fidel Castro and the Jews

Some surprising numbers related to Fidel Castro’s relationship with Israel and Jews.

Fostering 187 Children

Shmuel and Yaffa Shecter, Holocaust survivors who moved to Israel, opened their home to anyone in need.

Ruth Gruber: Indomitable Jewish Activist and Legendary Journalist

Ruth Gruber, the journalist, author and activist, has died at the age of 105.

Erasing Golda Meir

Standing up to anti-Israel sentiment on campus and around the globe makes a real difference.

Shabbat Can Do That

The Shabbat Project brought together a million Jews from all walks of life.

A Letter to the Western Wall

Thank you for inspiring me, for comforting me, for unifying our people.

Jews and Japan: 7 Interesting Facts

Seven fascinating facts about Jewish links with the Land of the Rising Sun.

Are Jews More Creative than Asians?

Why is a Jew 625 times more likely to win a Nobel Prize than an Asian? It has nothing to do with IQ.

The Jewish People need Big Ideas

This coming Shabbat, join hundreds of thousands of Jews around the world in fighting apathy and divisiveness.

The Cubs Win the World Series & the Coming of the Messiah

Cubs fans waited 108 years to experience this elation. Jews have been waiting 5777 years.

A True Jewish Baseball Hero

Meet the most inspiring player of this World Series season.

Give Peace a Chance

Amazing true story about what happens when we make peace our top priority.

75 Torah Scrolls Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers

The joy of Simchat Torah: every letter counts.

Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

In any given period of history, anti-Semitism is justified by culture’s highest source of authority. Today that is human rights.

A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People

From an early age, I asked God, “Why was I created a Muslim?”

Small Town, Big Moment: A Yom Kippur Story

I was named after my great grandfather. Now I know why.

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

The key to letting go of the hurt and truly forgive.

China’s Crackdown on the Jewish Community of Kaifeng

The descendants of China's miniscule Jewish community face persecution today.

Alan Dershowitz's Top 3 Tips for Pro-Israel Students

Always respond, favor free speech, demand equality.

Rosh Hashanah: Anything Is Possible

Open yourself up to your vast potential because on Rosh Hashanah everything is open.

Rosh Hashanah: Breaking the Walls

This the time of the year to reach out to that neighbor, co-worker or relative, regardless of our differences.

Jewish Students have Religious Rights Too

A memo to Jewish students: know your rights and protect yourself from discrimination.

In Safe Spaces on Campus, No Jews Allowed

College students have risen up to fight racism on campuses. But it is often those very same students who subject Jewish students to anti-Semitism.

A Survivor of Iraqi Horror

Elisha Cohen’s family was the victim of unimaginable terror under Saddam Hussein. But he survived to tell the world.

Oldest Man Alive to Celebrate his Bar Mitzvah

Yisrael Kristal is turning 113 years old. Mazel tov!

8 Little-Known Facts about Jewish Pirates

Some Jews turned to piracy as a way to fight against Spain and Portugal, the hosts of the brutal Inquisition.

Anti-Israel Bias in Academia on Campus

Academics are increasingly calling for the end of the Jewish state with impunity.

Steven Hill’s Chosen Mission

The actor, who recently passed away, heard that voice that said to him: “This is your mission, should you choose to accept it...”

Aish.com Mission to Israel

Join me for a once in a lifetime trip.

Non-Jews Fighting Anti-Semitism on Campus

Milan Chatterjee, former student president of UCLA, is the most recent non-Jew leaving his school due to anti-Semitism. There are others.

Missing My Mother, Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

To the world she was a survivor and trailblazing visionary. To me and my siblings she was our mother who was always there for us.

The Heartfelt Request from a Killed Israeli Soldier

Erez Deri came to his mother in a dream. A group of American high school students make his dream come true.

Rebbetzin Jungreis and My Greatness Meter

As the Jewish world mourns her death, I'll never forget my encounter with this truly great woman.

30 Strangers at a Funeral

A group of Jews perform the ultimate kindness for a woman who was going to have no mourners at her funeral.

Escape from My Hamas Captors

A journalist kidnapped by Hamas tells his riveting story.

Jews in the Wild West

10 surprising facts about Jews in the American Frontier.

Jews at the Rio Olympics: 10 Fascinating Facts

Israel sent its largest ever delegation of athletes: 47 athletes, competing in 17 events.

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