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Darkness and Light in Florida

Darkness and Light in Florida

Seventeen candles in our backyard were extinguished. We owe them our best effort to make our light burn brighter.

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Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

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Four Jewish students and a teacher murdered along with 12 other victims.

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

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Representing the State of Israel in the Skeleton Sled competition, AJ Edelman puts his Torah-observance above all.

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

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Hanging with the Chabad rabbi and eating Kosher Pad-Thai.

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

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Every week a group of elderly retired Jews hold Shabbat dinners at Wendy’s. It’s beautiful but is this the best we can do for them?

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

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German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

Lost Synagogues of New York City

Lost Synagogues of New York City

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Photographs and history of shuls that have been turned into churches and community centers.

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

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One of the greatest cyclists of all time risked his life to save thousands of Jews.

Support Aish.com: Special 36 Hour Campaign Quadruple Your Donation

Support Aish.com: Special 36 Hour Campaign Quadruple Your Donation

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Aish Is Awesome.

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

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Including three Jewish owners and the Jewish general manager.

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

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It is inaccurate to say “Polish death camps” but the new law is an attempt to deny any complicity and the long history of Polish anti-Semitism.

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

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Ken Spiro’s new book explores why the Jewish people, a tiny nation, plays such a huge role in history.

It All Began with

It All Began with "You Dirty Kike"

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I am no longer ignoring the ignorance.

Roman Vishniac: Picturing a World

Roman Vishniac: Picturing a World

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A snapshot of the life of the famed photographer.

Nazi Havens in South America

Nazi Havens in South America

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Secret files reveal 9,000 Nazi war criminals fled to South America after WWII.

Mosque Vandalism: The Jewish Connection

Mosque Vandalism: The Jewish Connection

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There are hateful people, but also simple-minded misguided ones. And they can change.

Banning Shechita in Europe

Banning Shechita in Europe

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It’s a veiled way of saying that Jews and other minorities are no longer welcome.

My Friend's Tragic Death in Costa Rica

My Friend's Tragic Death in Costa Rica

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I went to camp with Ari Weiss. My friends and I can’t believe he’s gone.

Rachel Freier: The Hasidic Superwoman Of Night Court
Rachel Freier: The Hasidic Superwoman Of Night Court

Rachel Freier: The Hasidic Superwoman Of Night Court

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An interview with the trailblazing 52-year-old mother and grandmother who is the first Hasidic woman to be elected as a judge.

Jews and Coffee: 8 Little-Known Facts

Jews and Coffee: 8 Little-Known Facts

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Including the surprising origins of the Maxwell House Haggadah.

One Child at a Time: Transition from Genesis to Exodus

One Child at a Time: Transition from Genesis to Exodus

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It takes a village, indeed.

Jews' Acts Matter
Jews' Acts Matter

Jews' Acts Matter

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One self-absorbed guy gets a chance to relive his day.

Jewish People are Connected: An Amazing True Story
Jewish People are Connected: An Amazing True Story

Jewish People are Connected: An Amazing True Story

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How a baby-naming united hearts and transcended borders.

Rabbi Shteinman, Humble Giant

Rabbi Shteinman, Humble Giant

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Serving God and the Jewish people for 104 full years.

Jerusalem, Ben-Gurion and Hanukkah: Is the Date More than a Coincidence?
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Jerusalem, Ben-Gurion and Hanukkah: Is the Date More than a Coincidence?

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When major events occur on identical dates, God is winking at us.

Carrying the Torch: The Menorah and the Eternal Jewish People
Carrying the Torch: The Menorah and the Eternal Jewish People

Carrying the Torch: The Menorah and the Eternal Jewish People

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The Arch of Titus reminds us what is the secret of the Jews' immortality.

A Chanukah Carol

A Chanukah Carol

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In one moment of silence, my Jewish identity was born.

8 Interesting Facts about Donuts

8 Interesting Facts about Donuts

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Israelis consume 24 million donuts a year.

Anti-Semitism on the Rise

Anti-Semitism on the Rise

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According to a number of recent reports, English-speaking nations with large Jewish populations are experiencing record high levels of anti-Semitism.

Ida and Louise Cook’s Remarkable Rescue Mission

Ida and Louise Cook’s Remarkable Rescue Mission

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Using their avid opera-going as a cover, the British sisters saved dozens of Jews in Nazi Europe.

Why I Became a Day School Proponent

Why I Became a Day School Proponent

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Despite my concerns, sending my kids to day school has been crucial to their Jewish identity.

One of Us: A Searing Look at Sexual Abuse in the Jewish Community

One of Us: A Searing Look at Sexual Abuse in the Jewish Community

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Exploring a number of issues that the much buzzed-about documentary raises.

102-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Meets His Nephew for First Time
102-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Meets His Nephew for First Time

102-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Meets His Nephew for First Time

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Eliyahu Pietruszka thought his entire family had died. Watch the moving video of him meeting the nephew he didn't know existed.

Jews and Zimbabwe: 7 Little-Known Facts

Jews and Zimbabwe: 7 Little-Known Facts

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Unknown to many, Zimbabwe is home to a small Jewish community.

The ‘Italian Wallenberg’ who Saved Over 5000 Hungarian Jews

The ‘Italian Wallenberg’ who Saved Over 5000 Hungarian Jews

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Posing as a Spanish ambassador in Hungary, Giorgio Perlasca risked his life to save 5218 Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps.

Father Patrick Desbois: One Man’s Fight to Uncover the Holocaust

Father Patrick Desbois: One Man’s Fight to Uncover the Holocaust

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His efforts have unearthed 2,700 extermination sites where over 1,000,000 Jews have been buried.

The Woman in the Burqa

The Woman in the Burqa

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A true story for any Jew who ever felt their name was too Jewish or that wearing a kippah wasn't cool.

Pendant Found in Sobibor Death Camp Brings Relatives Together

Pendant Found in Sobibor Death Camp Brings Relatives Together

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Karolina Cohn's family meet to honor Jewish girl who died in Holocaust.

Israel’s Unknown Heroic Spies of World War I

Israel’s Unknown Heroic Spies of World War I

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The Aaronsohn siblings founded an espionage ring in Zichron Yaakov to help Britain defeat the Turks.

A Soldier’s Return to Germany to Avenge His Family’s Deaths

A Soldier’s Return to Germany to Avenge His Family’s Deaths

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Henry Birnbrey, a Kindertransport survivor, helped liberate a death train in the heart of Nazi Germany.

Rabbi Lau on the State of Jewry Today

Rabbi Lau on the State of Jewry Today

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A thought-provoking conversation with the esteemed rabbi.

Jews Flood Toronto Courtroom to Defend a Young Man’s Life

Jews Flood Toronto Courtroom to Defend a Young Man’s Life

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The doctors wanted to unplug Shalom Ounanounou. The Jewish community sprung into action.

Singing Hatikvah in Abu Dhabi

Singing Hatikvah in Abu Dhabi

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An Israeli won the gold in judo but they refused to play his national anthem. He defiantly sang it himself.

PODCAST: Fixing the World
PODCAST

PODCAST: Fixing the World

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Rabbi Ken Spiro on the Jewish People’s history of social responsibility.

Anne Frank, European Soccer and Anti-Semitism

Anne Frank, European Soccer and Anti-Semitism

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The vile act that took place in Rome isn’t something new.

Great Bar/Bat Mitzvah Gift Ideas

Great Bar/Bat Mitzvah Gift Ideas

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Meaningful presents to mark this important milestone.

A Chaplain's Compassion
A Chaplain's Compassion

A Chaplain's Compassion

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Rabbi Zimmerman truly knew how to walk the talk.

Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo Phenomenon

Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo Phenomenon

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A silent epidemic is silent no more.

Forgiving Mengele
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Forgiving Mengele

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Is it right to forgive an unrepentant mass murderer?

Jews and Beer: 8 Surprising Facts

Jews and Beer: 8 Surprising Facts

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For centuries Jews have been vital in the production and marketing of beer.