There is no deeper wound than abandonment by a parent. After 10 years, I wanted to heal.
It was 10 pm when we got the call: "Your son was in a car accident. The situation is very serious. Come to the hospital immediately."
In commemoration of U.S. Memorial Day, a letter from an American Jewish soldier to his parents.
Giving a stranger my kidney was one of my life's most rewarding experiences.
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River.
A Super Bowl champion shares inspiration from the Haggadah.
I felt I was the only Jew in the world. Thanks to Aish.com, now I feel part of this big, Jewish worldwide family.
The son of a Jewish woman and an Arab man struggles with his identity. A true story.
I'll never forget the moment I was just a prop used in a larger, cosmic drama.
I was no spiritual seeker and wary of drinking the kosher Kool-Aid.
The Shah of Iran's descendant tells his story from Jerusalem.
On stage I hid behind my mike stand. Until I discovered the music of my soul.
God had some other plans for me that day besides watching TV and stuffing myself with popcorn.
How to leave the Land of the Livid for the State of Love and Joy.
My parents succeeded in creating a wonderful Christmas - yet inside me something was amiss.
At 13, Yitzy Haber decided to have his cancerous leg amputated. He's never looked back.
I was in excellent physical condition. I never smoked. How could I have lung cancer?
If it wasn't for Aish.com, Communist Russia would have succeeded in destroying my family's ties to Judaism.
Everyone dies, some sooner than later. It's how we choose to live our lives that matters.
Every little girl dreams of being a queen in her own palace. One day in India, I tripped into my childhood fantasy.
After taking another man's life, a petty criminal changes the direction of his life.
A letter jolted me out of my complacency, reminding me that real change is truly possible.
The guru's special mantra would give him a constant high. But there was an unexpected catch.
I was running away from my Jewish identity. A stranger's reproach turned my world around.
For this group of fifth graders, the cake could not have tasted better.
I wanted faith without duties, a God that provided not only the cure but also the motivation.
I've lost my connection to the past, and no matter how much time passes, there is a crevice in my heart.
Renting Rabbi Shmuel Orenstein's NYC apartment changed our lives.
Mrs. Rose Gibber taught me the importance of protecting the dignity of people, even an obnoxious kid like me.