An American in Auschwitz

My great-grandparents were murdered by the Nazis, but they are a powerful living presence in my life.

Connecting to the Holocaust

Our daughter was twinned with a girl from Luboml, Poland who perished in the Holocaust. Then the past came to life.

Staying Jewish Against All Odds

Raised by Christians as part of the Kindertransport, a 7-year-old girl clings to her Jewish identity.

The German Jew who Started the Paralympic Games

Dr. Ludwig Guttmann’s belief in the value of every human being changed the future of disabled people.

#BlackLivesMatter #AmYisraelChai

The striking and surprising affinities between the contemporary African-American and Jewish struggles for freedom and dignity.

Pokemon Go and the Wandering Jew

Living in an augmented-reality universe.

The Nazi Doctor who Saved a Jewish G.I.

Robert Levine was captured by the Nazis. As his life hung in balance, his dog tags revealed that he was Jewish.

Miracle at Entebbe: 40th Anniversary

This short inspiring video retells Israel’s miraculous rescue of 102 hostages at Entebbe.

Where Do the Jewish People Get the Strength to Go On?

We have been scattered throughout the four corners of this earth, many have pronounced us as dead and yet here we are.

We Are One: Music Video

Jewish music stars from across the world come together to promote unity.

Ariel's Checklist Could Save Lives

After the tragic death of their son, Mark and Ellen Newman are doing everything possible to ensure no other parents suffer what they have.

Sherzad: The Kurdish Jew

Nothing will deter him from standing up for his beliefs, even a terrorist attack that cost him his arm.

Ninja Rabbi

Akiva Neuman uses the same skills in training to be a rabbi to compete on American Ninja Warrior.

Shattered and Whole

Being Jewish means dancing with the conflicting combination of pain and joy.

Britain and the Jews

As England goes to the polls for a historic referendum, here are some little-known facts about Jews in the United Kingdom.

6 Things to Know about Jewish Cleveland, including LeBron James

No, LeBron isn’t Jewish but he does embody many Jewish traits.

From Holocaust to Revival: Fulfilling the Promise

The esteemed rabbi recounts his moving story about his late father who was plucked from the fires of the Holocaust.

A Jewish Bucket List

Every Jew should experience these items in their lifetime.

Death and Rebirth in Poland

At the gates of Birkenau with 150 cyclists, I recited a name for a name.

Saving a Life

Living with gratitude is the essence of being a Jew.

Jews of Jamaica

Eight little-known facts.

The Arab Informant

A Palestinian repudiates the Muslim culture of violence and almost loses his life in the process. Now he’s becoming Jewish.

The Yiddish Speaking Latino Cop

Working to protect Rabbi Teitelbaum, he gained insight into the essence of the Jewish people.

Lag B’Omer: Better than Love

How do we understand the deaths of Rabbi Akiva’s students?

85-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor’s Bar Mitzvah

Celebrating his bar mitzvah with his grandson, Harry Bibla attains the ultimate victory.

UN’s Cold Shoulder to Cold-Blooded Murder

In the presence of Natan Meir and his daughter, Israel’s UN ambassador’s call for his Palestinian counterpart to condemn his wife’s murder was met with silence.

A Day in the Life of a Prison Chaplain

For 30 years, Rabbi Moshe Frank has dedicated his life to helping Jewish maximum security prisoners.​

The Amazing Birth of the Palestine Symphony

Violinist Bronislaw Huberman's extraordinary efforts saved hundreds of Jewish families from the Holocaust and changed the landscape of cultural history.

Chernobyl's Lasting Jewish Legacy

Chernobyl is known as the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. But the Ukrainian town has a much deeper meaning for Yitz Twersky whose illustrious family history originated there.

Forgetting the Holocaust

Eventually, everything is forgotten. Even the worst crime in history.

The Mysterious, Miraculous Sarajevo Haggadah

The amazing story of the 700 year old Haggadah, the Muslim librarian who saved it from the Nazis, and how his children were miraculously saved by Israel.

Connecting with Lone Soldiers in Israel

A Chicago organization connects school children to lone soldiers in Israel, giving them a glimpse of their dedication and bravery.

Confronting Anti-Semitic Surge in Britain’s Labour Party

It’s time to rock the boat and stand up to the alarming increase of British anti-Semitism.

Feeding Jewish American Soldiers on Passover

Two women are mobilizing the troops to nourish, physically and spiritually, Jews in the U.S. armed forces.

The Soviet Campaign to Eliminate Passover

“Red Haggadahs” were published in the 1920s with the explicit goal of replacing belief in God with faith in Communist Russia.

Who was Two-Gun Cohen?

The Chinese president’s Jewish confidant who mustered Chinese support of the creation of Israel.

Harassing Jews at UC Santa Cruz

Faculty members speak out about the climate of anti-Semitism and intimidation. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

Harry Truman’s Lifelong Jewish Friend

The amazing story of Harry Truman, his close friend Eddie Jacobson, and the founding of the State of israel.

Meet Frida Berger, Have a Piece of Cake

Frida Berger is a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor whose life is devoted to giving, especially through cooking and baking.

Dark Days for Jews in Brussels

The terror attacks and subsequent lockdown are having a devastating effect on the community of 15,000 Jews.

Remembering David Wichs

David was tragically killed over a month ago in Manhattan by a crane that was toppled over.

Purim Then, Iran Today

Persia is today’s Iran, our present day Haman who seeks our destruction.

Shoes on the Danube

A moving sculpture memorializes Jews who were murdered in broad daylight along the river.

Marcel Marceau Saved Hundreds of Holocaust Orphans

The pantomime artist’s greatest performance: risking his life to save others.

Barring Pro-Israel Group from Campus

Anti-Israel activists no longer hide behind excuses to mask their discrimination. They’re singling out Israel in the open with little fear of repercussion.

Oldest Man Alive is a Jewish Holocaust Survivor

Yisrael Kristal is 112 years old and views his life as a miracle.

The Jews of Italy

8 little-known facts about the unique community of Italian Jews.

Jews in Early American Politics

Little-known facts about Jews in American politics.

Why I Learn Torah Daily

Because it gives me cohesive answers to life’s ultimate questions, plus 7 other reasons.

Receive Weekly Israel Update Emails

Sign up to our Israel Update Jewsletter.

Our privacy policy