How I discovered the keys to social activism in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Jerusalem.
Cremating my mother was the worst decision I ever made. How could I make it up to her?
Our history as a family was gone. A vanished empire, with only three orphans left to witness that it had ever been.
A past trauma was silently wreaking havoc on my life.
Medication only removed the pain; attaining happiness was up to me.
A diary written in German unravels a mystery that changes a woman's life.
My brother married a Catholic and abandoned Judaism. I married a Jew and became observant.
Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.
It was 1959, and it was me, a Jewish kid in elementary school, against Gagliano, Stamingo and O’Mera. What chance did I have?
What if living out the dreams of your ancestors keeps you up at night?
Living an observant life is beautiful and it needs to be expressed in an atmosphere of love and respect.
Seventy-five orphan girls in Calcutta taught me the real meaning of thanksgiving.
I grew up with the four H's: Holy Land, Holocaust, Hebrew and Holidays. But it was the fifth H that changed my life.
This Rosh Hashanah, electrify your life with purpose.
I don’t want to be stereotyped as the girl who lost her dad in 9/11.
Elijah the Prophet showed me what it means to be a Jewish princess.
Nancy and Howard Kleinberg's love story is nothing short of a miracle.
I'll never forget the day we found out my father had cancer.
The doctor told me I had a fatal disease, and at age 77 I realized I'm actually going to die.
A Torah scholar who perished in the Holocaust reveals the meaning of spiritual victory to a woman dying from cancer.
Our son nearly died in a car accident. Today we are witnessing the miracle of his recovery.
I have a message for my Korean exchange student, 20 years in the making.
The most important life lessons I learned are ones that my father never actively tried to teach me. He simply lived them.
A short Holocaust film, Grand Prize Winner of the Philips "Tell It Your Way" competition.
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.
If it wasn't for Aish.com, Communist Russia would have succeeded in destroying my family's ties to Judaism.