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Rosh Hashanah Cards from the Holocaust

Rosh Hashanah Cards from the Holocaust

A glimpse into some of the ways Jews before, during and immediately after the Holocaust marked the New Year.

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The U.S. Military and Rosh Hashanah

The U.S. Military and Rosh Hashanah

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On Rosh Hashanah, Jewish soldiers on duty around the world will gather in prayer with the full support of the US military.

Melanie Phillips on Britain’s Alarming Anti-Semitism Problem

Melanie Phillips on Britain’s Alarming Anti-Semitism Problem

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While the number of anti-Semites is small, the amount of anti-Semitism diffused throughout British society is high.

Targeting Jew Haters on Facebook

Targeting Jew Haters on Facebook

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ProPublica uncovers anti-Semitic advertising categories on Facebook.

PODCAST: What do the Jewish People Bring to the World? The Jewish Impact on Civilization
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PODCAST: What do the Jewish People Bring to the World? The Jewish Impact on Civilization

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Rabbi Ken Spiro on how the Jewish people have changed the world.

Blown Away by Love: Atlanta Hosts Over 1000 Jewish Evacuees

Blown Away by Love: Atlanta Hosts Over 1000 Jewish Evacuees

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A storm of giving and compassion is unleashed, creating unity and camaraderie in its wake.

The Bacon in the Omelet Lawsuit

The Bacon in the Omelet Lawsuit

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Did she really think she was going to eat a kosher omelet at Denny’s?

Alexander Hamilton and the Jews

Alexander Hamilton and the Jews

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The surprising and extensive connections the Founding Father had with the Jews.

Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home

Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home

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My son Hadar Goldin is the victim of a cease-fire, not a war, and it is time to bring him home.

Living in Denial in Greece

Living in Denial in Greece

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We met a history teacher in Greece who denied the Holocaust and equated the murder of 300 Jews on a ship headed for Auschwitz to death by natural disaster.

Hurricane Harvey: A First Person Account

Hurricane Harvey: A First Person Account

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And how you can help.

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder

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In 1865, one southern woman overlooked the deep divisions of war and saw her fellow Jew, not an opponent.

Marrying a Convert

Marrying a Convert

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He was getting pressure to break off the relationship. Here’s what I told him.

Attacks in Spain: “Europe is Lost; Jews Should Consider Moving to Israel”

Attacks in Spain: “Europe is Lost; Jews Should Consider Moving to Israel”

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Barcelona’s Chief Rabbi warns his fellow Jews to get out while they can. Not everyone agrees.

MacGyver and the Jews

MacGyver and the Jews

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There is always a way.

What is the Significance of the Kippah?
What is the Significance of the Kippah?

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

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Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

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Some of the most famous names of the Sephardic community can be traced back to medieval times.

Censored: “Chosen and Excluded – The Hate for Jews in Europe”

Censored: “Chosen and Excluded – The Hate for Jews in Europe”

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Why the German-French TV station doesn’t want you to see this film.

What American Jews Can Learn from the Muslim Community

What American Jews Can Learn from the Muslim Community

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According to a new Pew study, American Muslims are flourishing.

Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines
Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines

Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines

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How preconceived notions cause baseless hatred.

Prisoners of Hope: Why We Mourn on Tisha B’Av

Prisoners of Hope: Why We Mourn on Tisha B’Av

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In direct proportion to our yearning do we experience the joy of re-connection.

Tisha B’Av: Turning Mourning into Action

Tisha B’Av: Turning Mourning into Action

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It is not enough to hope for redemption, we must be the catalyst for it.

The Titanic and the Jews

The Titanic and the Jews

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Some interesting facts about the fate of the Jews who boarded the Titanic.

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

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Is Fascism quietly going mainstream again?

Margaret Thatcher and the Jews

Margaret Thatcher and the Jews

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A new book explores her deep connection with the Jewish people.

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

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A true story from Buchenwald, witnessed by Rabbi Lau when he was a young boy.

The Meaning of Some Common Jewish Last Names

The Meaning of Some Common Jewish Last Names

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Some of these will surprise you.

7 Facts about Jewish Life in Russia Today

7 Facts about Jewish Life in Russia Today

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Some of them might surprise you.

Overcoming Loss through Reconnection

Overcoming Loss through Reconnection

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Now is the time to feel a relentless responsibility to create meaning in our lives and reconnect to what really matters.

The Mutation of Anti-Semitism
The Mutation of Anti-Semitism

The Mutation of Anti-Semitism

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Why the rise of anti-Semitism across Europe and around the world presents a danger not just for Jews, but for all who care about our common humanity.

Is Paddington Bear Jewish?

Is Paddington Bear Jewish?

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Michael Bond, the author, based his beloved character on Jewish children who were refugees in war-torn Europe.

The American Jew who Smuggled Holocaust Survivors to Israel

The American Jew who Smuggled Holocaust Survivors to Israel

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The true story of the secret operation to ferry thousands of desperate Holocaust survivors to Israel.

Why Leo Frank’s Lynching Matters Today

Why Leo Frank’s Lynching Matters Today

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An innocent Jewish man was hanged by a mob in 1915. Anti-Semites today are justifying his murder.

American Jewry is Disappearing

American Jewry is Disappearing

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Patrilineal descent and intermarriage are the problem, not the solution.

Sarah Halimi’s Murder: Masking Jew Hatred in France

Sarah Halimi’s Murder: Masking Jew Hatred in France

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French police refusal to call the murder of an Orthodox woman by a Muslim a hate crime is causing an uproar.

The Scandalous Murder of Alexander Rubowitz

The Scandalous Murder of Alexander Rubowitz

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In 1947 a Jewish boy, 16, was kidnapped from Jerusalem and never seen again. His alleged abductor, a British WWII hero, apparently got away with murder.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Jewish Great-Grandson

J.R.R. Tolkien's Jewish Great-Grandson

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Nicholas Tolkien is an observant Jew whose new play about the Holocaust just opened in New York.

Caretaker of Venice’s Jewish Cemeteries

Caretaker of Venice’s Jewish Cemeteries

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Long neglected, Aldo Izzo is restoring Venice's centuries-old Jewish cemeteries.

INFOGRAPHIC: Will Your Grandchildren Be Jewish?
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Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC: Will Your Grandchildren Be Jewish?

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Are American Jews facing an existential threat?

Giving My Children Something More Than I Had Growing Up

Giving My Children Something More Than I Had Growing Up

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Despite having less than I did as a child, I’m giving my kids a greater love and understanding of their Jewish heritage.

The Star of David
The Star of David

The Star of David

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The deeper meaning of this iconic Jewish symbol.

From Nigeria, with Admiration and Love

From Nigeria, with Admiration and Love

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A Nigerian will never forget the actions of one Jewish student at his university.

Bar Mitzvah of an 89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

Bar Mitzvah of an 89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

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Delayed by the Nazis, Harold Katz is the first person to read from the Torah Scroll he has dedicated.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Prayer

Mark Zuckerberg’s Prayer

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No matter how financially blessed, we all need to call upon a higher power to help us make our lives a blessing.

Jerusalem: 50 Years of Reunification

Jerusalem: 50 Years of Reunification

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A reminder about who really owns Jerusalem.

No Money, No Terror

No Money, No Terror

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Israeli Attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is waging a war against terrorism in courtrooms around the world.

Jewish Mother: Badge of Shame or Pride?

Jewish Mother: Badge of Shame or Pride?

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It’s time to drop the negative stereotypes and reclaim the title Jewish mother.

Emma Lazarus, the Jews and Israel

Emma Lazarus, the Jews and Israel

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The famous U.S. poet fought for Jewish rights and helped spark the Zionist movement.

Watch President Trump & Jerusalem Day Activities Live at the Western Wall

Watch President Trump & Jerusalem Day Activities Live at the Western Wall

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This week it is all eyes on the Jerusalem and the Western Wall. You can watch them live on Aish.com.

The Hassidic Rebbe who Pioneered Moving to Israel

The Hassidic Rebbe who Pioneered Moving to Israel

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All Jews can learn an important lesson from Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk.