Exodus from Ethiopia

A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.

The Book of Fire

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

Everything Is a Present

The inspiration behind an Oscar-nominated documentary, Alice Herz-Sommer passed away a week before the Academy Awards at age 110.

From Germany to Jerusalem

My long road to becoming Jewish.

Passover & the Power of Love

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

From Homeless to Harvard

Passover is the time to tell your story.

Ayelet’s Enduring Spirit

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

With One Heart

Growing up with four developmentally disabled brothers.

The Yizkor Club

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

SportsKids of the Year

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

Run While You Can

My clock is ticking and I know it.

Miriam’s Courage

Miriam Spiegel is no ordinary teenager.

Rav Noah’s Gifts

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

Painting God

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

Death By Falafel

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

Aish.com’s Top 10 2012

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

Karyn's Light

A true story about friendship and lost opportunities.

When Christmas and Hanukkah Crashed

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

My Journey from Chinese to Jewish

A chance encounter with a Bible launched my 16-year road to conversion.

Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath

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

My Cancerous Pixel

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

Here’s What I Want

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

My descent into madness.

My Song

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

Even I am worthy of love.

Who Will Live

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

The Ugly Dog

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

My Barber, Morris

After discovering my local barber's dark secret, no haircut has ever been the same.

Surfboard Spirituality

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

How saying Kaddish for my father changed my life.

Silence is Not an Option

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

The Narrow Bridge

Coming to grips with my father’s untimely death.

Matisyahu: Exclusive Interview

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

The Jewish Tattoo

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

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

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

Mayim Bialik: Mikvah Connoisseur

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

Winking at the Angel of Death

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

A Button's Life

Everyone has a mission in life. But what about me?

The Angel in Shiny Shoes

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

Saved by a Prayer

One Jew's miraculous story.

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

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

Change Agent

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

Planting a Tree of Life

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

What the Flowers Taught Us

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

The Guru and the Hasid

The stranger-than-fiction true story of Swami Vijayananda.

My Terrible Secret

A past trauma was silently wreaking havoc on my life.

Lifting My Cloud of Depression

Medication only removed the pain; attaining happiness was up to me.

Aish.com's Best of 2011

Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.

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