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.
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Living an observant life is beautiful and it needs to be expressed in an atmosphere of love and respect.
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.
I'll never forget the day we found out my father had cancer.
Nancy and Howard Kleinberg's love story is nothing short of a miracle.
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.
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.
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 felt I was the only Jew in the world. Thanks to Aish.com, now I feel part of this big, Jewish worldwide family.
If it wasn't for Aish.com, Communist Russia would have succeeded in destroying my family's ties to Judaism.
I was no spiritual seeker and wary of drinking the kosher Kool-Aid.
On stage I hid behind my mike stand. Until I discovered the music of my soul.
Before me was a fully sentient person who for four years had been silent, pinned down inside the ruins of her body.
I was in excellent physical condition. I never smoked. How could I have lung cancer?
After taking another man's life, a petty criminal changes the direction of his life.
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.