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We Are All Brothers

We Are All Brothers

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Imagine a dream where you discover that your best friend is really your brother. For Lior Alhanati, it was no dream.

Conflicts of a Buddhist Jew

Conflicts of a Buddhist Jew

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Hebrew school and ignorance drove away a generation of spiritual Jews. A new book beckons them back.

My Father and the Priest

My Father and the Priest

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A Jew is never completely lost from his people. A true unbelievable story.

Carrots Don't Cry

Carrots Don't Cry

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Doctors said that Marsi Tabak would remain in a persistent vegetative state for the rest of her life. With tireless dedication and a warehouse of faith, her husband proved them wrong.

Finding God on Mt. Whitney

Finding God on Mt. Whitney

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Soaring high into the deep blue California sky, a ribbon of humanity and caring was created.

My Guru, Dr. Jacobs

My Guru, Dr. Jacobs

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A funny thing happened on my way to saving the world.

In Search of the Perfect System

In Search of the Perfect System

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The founder of America's #1 telecom company shares his personal life odyssey.

The Jewish Japanese Factor

The Jewish Japanese Factor

by Aish.com Staff

A former Rockette gives new definition to the word J.A.P.

Do You Know Where You're Going To?

Do You Know Where You're Going To?

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Moving in the world of Hollywood and high fashion, one woman discovers her inner self.

My Partner in Torah

My Partner in Torah

by Chaia Sperling

A personal tribute to my friend, Ellen.

The Intruder

The Intruder

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Even suffering can draw us closer to God.

Cotton Candy Angels

Cotton Candy Angels

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Everything can change in an instant.

A Complete Healing

A Complete Healing

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My deep resentment toward my mother was somehow tied to an infection that was killing her.

Now She Could Fill My Heart

Now She Could Fill My Heart

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How could I feel God's presence while crowded with cancer, ugliness and pain?

Even I'm Worthy of Miracles

Even I'm Worthy of Miracles

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A true story about the power of a blessing and modern day miracles.

Loving Life

Loving Life

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My great-grandma Bertha was amazing for many reasons, and not just because she lived life to the fullest for 106 years.

Sparks of Holiness, Rekindled

Sparks of Holiness, Rekindled

by Chana Afik

Descendants of forced converts of the Inquisition are rediscovering Judaism.

An Ordinary Woman

An Ordinary Woman

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My friend Rivka was an ordinary woman. How did she become so great?

Growth Through Kaddish

Growth Through Kaddish

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After my father died, we continued to grow together.

Raising Yehuda

Raising Yehuda

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Becoming parents of a baby with Down's syndrome has forced us to reconsider our views on parenting and what it means to lead a meaningful life.

Lessons from the Coast of Nowhere

Lessons from the Coast of Nowhere

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A young African child, whose family couldn't scrape together five dollars to keep him in school, has something most people lack.

Walking To Shul With My Dad

Walking To Shul With My Dad

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I was a three-day a year Jew who stopped by McDonalds on the way to the golf course every Saturday morning. Now I'm being called an observant Jew. What happened?

Praying With Angels

Praying With Angels

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Hitching a holy express ride at the Western Wall.

Looking for Mr. Munk

Looking for Mr. Munk

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There was something different about Mr. Munk's Hebrew school class -- Judaism was not a bore.

Final Boarding Call

Final Boarding Call

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Through life -- and death -- a young mother teaches us to appreciate the grand eternal plan.

Mikey's Song

Mikey's Song

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Mikey's story is not one of terrible suffering, but of faith and triumph.

Feeling Beauty

Feeling Beauty

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Learning to see life through the eyes of a poet.

Pick Up the Phone

Pick Up the Phone

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I hadn't thought much of Michael in the last three years. Until a few weeks ago when I heard that he had died of a sudden heart attack.

A Member of the Club

A Member of the Club

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Death has never been an infrequent occurrence. But I wasn't in the know.

More Life to Live

More Life to Live

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Mr. Meyer had less than a 1% chance walking out of the hospital. But that was only according to science.

My Friend in Heaven

My Friend in Heaven

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I could not believe her luck. She had a wheelchair, she was sick and to top it all off, she had been in the hospital with all those presents

In the Big Inning

In the Big Inning

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The Florida Marlins were so much fun to watch because something came from nothing.

Divine Baseball Blooper

Divine Baseball Blooper

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With his team's miraculous World Series performance on the field, one young man marvels at his own miraculous feat.

Growing Up Sisters

Growing Up Sisters

by Laura Singer

Decades of hurt and strain finally give way to understanding and reconciliation.

The Night the Lights Burned On

The Night the Lights Burned On

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All you need for a wedding celebration is people power.

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

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I used to think that Jewish unity meant all of us being the same. Naphtali showed me otherwise.

My Five Weeks with Cancer

My Five Weeks with Cancer

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Everything I need, I have. Everything I have, I need.

Determined to Live

Determined to Live

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How the Jewish people came together to save a special woman.

The Few, The Proud,  The...Jewish?

The Few, The Proud, The...Jewish?

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I had indispensable training in becoming an observant Jew: the U.S. Marines.

Reservation Detour

Reservation Detour

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A dramatic route to self-discovery includes a detour at Indian reservations in South Dakota.

The Royal Jew From Swaziland

The Royal Jew From Swaziland

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An accidental encounter with Hebrew alters the destiny of an African prince.

Organic Radiation

Organic Radiation

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Fighting cancer with a combination of sprouts, prayer and traditional medicine.

Jewish Life on an Aircraft Carrier

Jewish Life on an Aircraft Carrier

by John David Shelton

A Southern Baptist, en route to conversion, talks about God and life in the U.S. Navy.

Coma

Coma

by Judy Doobov

The doctors told me my grandmother was essentially dead. But she seemed too feisty to just disappear into a coma. My instincts told me: Talk to her!

Protection in Tahoe

Protection in Tahoe

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A surrealistic car crash triggers an uncanny string of events.

Suffering and Consolation: A Father's Perspective

Suffering and Consolation: A Father's Perspective

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My daughter's battle with leukemia taught me how to find consolation even in the midst of terrible pain.

Serenity Lost and Found

Serenity Lost and Found

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Early morning in a birthing hospital, amid the joyous sound of a baby's first cry, my wife gave birth to silence.

My History, Validated

My History, Validated

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Something big had happened that I didn't want to know about. My history had shoved itself into my face, and I couldn't make it disappear.

Meeting God at Harvard

Meeting God at Harvard

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How did I get to be here at this exclusive WASPy garden party among the Kennedys and the Rockefellers? Then the answer hit me: by running away.

Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President

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