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Exodus from Ethiopia

Exodus from Ethiopia

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A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.

The Book of Fire

The Book of Fire

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As a child, the horrors of the Holocaust mirrored the incendiary chaos of my home life.

From Germany to Jerusalem

From Germany to Jerusalem

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My long road to becoming Jewish.

My Exodus from Porn Addiction

My Exodus from Porn Addiction

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My personal journey to freedom using Torah and the 12-step program.

Passover & the Power of Love

Passover & the Power of Love

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After the tragic death of my rabbi and Rebbetzin, my Passover memories are awash with saltwater tears.

From Homeless to Harvard

From Homeless to Harvard

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Passover is the time to tell your story.

Ayelet’s Enduring Spirit

Ayelet’s Enduring Spirit

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Hindy Poupko Galena’s heart-rending story of inspiration and tragedy.

With One Heart

With One Heart

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Growing up with four developmentally disabled brothers.

The Yizkor Club

The Yizkor Club

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Entering this mysterious, exclusive club provided a surprising connection to my mother.

SportsKids of the Year

SportsKids of the Year

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An inspiring story of two brothers. Share it with your family.

Run While You Can

Run While You Can

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My clock is ticking and I know it.

Miriam’s Courage

Miriam’s Courage

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Miriam Spiegel is no ordinary teenager.

Rav Noah’s Gifts

Rav Noah’s Gifts

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Hardly a day passes that I don’t crave his wise advice and loving care.

Painting God

Painting God

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My quest for answers does not preclude a simple, emotional acceptance of God’s presence in the world.

Death By Falafel

Death By Falafel

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They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Does that count for sandwiches?

Aish.com’s Top 10 2012

Aish.com’s Top 10 2012

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Revisiting some of the most popular videos and articles of the year.

Karyn's Light

Karyn's Light

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A true story about friendship and lost opportunities.

When Christmas and Hanukkah Crashed

When Christmas and Hanukkah Crashed

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For the first time in my life, I was the only Jew in the group.

Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath

Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath

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Sandy brought her game. Now it’s time to bring ours.

My Cancerous Pixel

My Cancerous Pixel

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When life seems to overwhelm, I focus on the Big Picture.

Here’s What I Want

Here’s What I Want

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One day, Josh Bieber lost the use of his left arm and his speech started to slur. His ‘want list’ began to change, dramatically.

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

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My descent into madness.

Mayim Bialik: My Car Accident

Mayim Bialik: My Car Accident

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The Jewish take.

My Song

My Song

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From singing with Gloria Estefan to women-only concerts. One of the most talented female singers in the Jewish world speaks her mind.

Forgiving Daddy

Forgiving Daddy

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Even I am worthy of love.

Who Will Live

Who Will Live

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I lie awake worrying about my upcoming surgery. Will I lose my ability to speak? Will I even wake up?

The Ugly Dog

The Ugly Dog

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Sometimes ugly can be the most beautiful thing in the world.

Surfboard Spirituality

Surfboard Spirituality

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Based on his own life experiences, Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser knows that Judaism can speak to today’s disaffected youth.

My 11 Months of Kaddish

My 11 Months of Kaddish

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How saying Kaddish for my father changed my life.

Silence is Not an Option

Silence is Not an Option

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Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.

The Narrow Bridge

The Narrow Bridge

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Coming to grips with my father’s untimely death.

Matisyahu: Exclusive Interview

Matisyahu: Exclusive Interview

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With honesty and candor, the reggae star discusses his spiritual journey and redefining his Jewish identity.

The Jewish Tattoo

The Jewish Tattoo

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Daniel expected his Star of David tattoo to provoke a physical struggle with others. Instead it provoked a spiritual struggle within himself.

Swimming through the Pain

Swimming through the Pain

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Ten years ago Asael Shabo lost his mother, three siblings and a leg to a terrorist. Now he’s on course to the 2016 Olympics.

Still Wonderful

Still Wonderful

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Out of the blue, Efryim Shore became paralyzed from the neck down.

Mayim Bialik: Mikvah Connoisseur

Mayim Bialik: Mikvah Connoisseur

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The ‘Big Bang Theory’ star speaks frankly about her Jewish identity.

Winking at the Angel of Death

Winking at the Angel of Death

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She first met him in the ghettos. Now she had only a few minutes before he’d finally reach her.

The Angel in Shiny Shoes

The Angel in Shiny Shoes

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One child’s determination and the kindness of a stranger. A true story.

Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, zt”l: Living for Others

Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, zt”l: Living for Others

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A close student explains why the Jewish world mourns this great rabbi.

Change Agent

Change Agent

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How I discovered the keys to social activism in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Jerusalem.

Planting a Tree of Life

Planting a Tree of Life

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Cremating my mother was the worst decision I ever made. How could I make it up to her?

What the Flowers Taught Us

What the Flowers Taught Us

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Our history as a family was gone. A vanished empire, with only three orphans left to witness that it had ever been.

My Terrible Secret

My Terrible Secret

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A past trauma was silently wreaking havoc on my life.

Aish.com's Best of 2011

Aish.com's Best of 2011

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Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.

Chanukah in the Locked Ward

Chanukah in the Locked Ward

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Lighting the menorah after my nervous breakdown.

Confessions of a Flaming Baal Teshuva

Confessions of a Flaming Baal Teshuva

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Living an observant life is beautiful and it needs to be expressed in an atmosphere of love and respect.

Learning to Fly

Learning to Fly

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I grew up with the four H's: Holy Land, Holocaust, Hebrew and Holidays. But it was the fifth H that changed my life.

Life's Most Important App

Life's Most Important App

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Appreciating more with less.

In the Sukkah

In the Sukkah

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In that temporary shack we felt our permanence.

Identifying Your Life’s Mission

Identifying Your Life’s Mission

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This Rosh Hashanah, electrify your life with purpose.