About the Author


Rivka Ronda Robinson

Rivka Ronda Robinson is an award-winning writer with a passion for inspirational, Jewish, and health and wellness stories. She is the author of Beyond Politics: Inspirational People of Israel (Mazo Publishers, Jerusalem/Jacksonville, 2011). A member of the Authors Guild, she lives in Atlanta.


The Bishop who Saved 1500 Jews

Pavel Peter Gojdic suffered mistreatment and humiliation for his outspoken defense of Jews during the Holocaust.

When My World Imploded: Facing Ghosts in Bavaria

Trudy Naumann Dreyer was 7 when she and her family fled Germany in 1939. A German baron protected their property.

The Last Liberator of Auschwitz

David Dushman, a Jewish soldier for the Red Army who drove his tank through the electric fence at Auschwitz, has died.

A 75-Year Wait for Kaddish

Repaying a debt to the man who saved my father’s life.

Hiding in a Vegetable Bin Saved Their Lives

Lila Millen and her sister endured two years of terror and starvation in the Warsaw Ghetto, and were saved by a righteous gentile.

Former Muslim Terrorist and Holocaust Survivor Confront Prejudice

Two people with radically different pasts come together to fight hate and anti-Semitism.

The Ballerina of Auschwitz

Dr. Edith Eger offers keys to free ourselves from our own prisons of the mind.

A Safety Net for Holocaust Survivors during COVID-19

It is our responsibility to take care of survivors and offer them peace in their final years.

Thank You Tyler Perry

Thank God, there are angels all around us, even during a pandemic.

Interview with CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat

The principal deputy director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is laser-focused on COVID-19.

A Former Nazi Preaches Tolerance

Giving up hate, German-American TM Garret says we have the power to change.

Climb for Life: Empowering Special-Needs Kids

A new program is enabling kids with disabilities to push their limits and accomplish the seemingly impossible.

Losing 500 Pounds: Confessions of a Compulsive Eater

When he weighed 700 pounds, Yechezkel wanted to die.

Make a Wish: Creating Ripples of Kindness

How two men made it their mission to make sick kids happy.

One of the Last Lodz Survivors Turns 100

Sam Weinreich rebuilt life from ashes of the Holocaust. He received more than 2000 cards celebrating his 100th birthday.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories

Anne Frank would have been 90 this year. A new documentary featuring Helen Mirren intertwines her story with five girls who survived the Holocaust.

A Magic Trick in Auschwitz

For Werner Reich. magic sparked a crumb of hope during the Holocaust.

Archaeology of the Holocaust

New technology unearths old Jewish secrets.

93-Year Old College Grad: It’s Never Too Late

Joyce Lowenstein is not your typical great grandmother.

God Loves the Brokenhearted

Shlomo Dror has lived two lives: one before the suicide of his son, and one after.

Hindi Krinsky’s Passion Inspires Thousands of Children

Even after her tragic death last year at age 32, a passionate Long Island teacher is keeping the flame of education burning bright for thousands of children across America.

Deborah Lipstadt on Anti-Semitism and the Joy of Being Jewish

Despite the increase in anti-Semitism, we can’t let it define us.

Four Strangers, Three Faiths and One Extraordinary Escape to Freedom

How three Jews and one Christian band together to save Mohammed Al Samawi.

Orthodox Jewish Housewife behind Secret Deal to End the Holocaust

A new book reveals the fascinating story of Swiss Jews who convinced Himmler to destroy Auschwitz and stop exterminating Jews.

Cookies for Israel: Help Set a World Record

Here’s a sweet way to support Israel: Buy cookies!

Risking Life to Perform Mitzvot in Bergen-Belsen

Every morning under his barracks, Amram Deutsch put on tefillin and said the Shema.

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

A Soldier’s Return to Germany to Avenge His Family’s Deaths

Henry Birnbrey, a Kindertransport survivor, helped liberate a death train in the heart of Nazi Germany.

Holocaust Suitcase Packs Stories of Survival

Paula Gris’s childhood ended at age three.

Blown Away by Love: Atlanta Hosts Over 1000 Jewish Evacuees

A storm of giving and compassion is unleashed, creating unity and camaraderie in its wake.

On Sunday the Rabbi Disappeared

With no money or phone, for a few days Rabbi Ilan Feldman slipped off the grid to experience a nomad’s life.

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

A true story from Buchenwald, witnessed by Rabbi Lau when he was a young boy.

The Jew who Financed the American Revolution

Haym Salomon’s financial risk-taking helped establish America.

From Egyptian Muslim to Defender of Israel

Hussein Aboubakr Mansour’s harrowing journey from oppression to freedom.

Deborah Lipstadt and Denying the Holocaust

In a British court, the American professor had to prove David Irving knew he was lying in claiming the Holocaust never happened. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

From Baptist Minister to Orthodox Jew

Moshe Boldor’s harrowing odyssey from hunted renegade in Communist Romania to freedom in the U.S. as an observant Jew.

Friendship Forged in Dachau

Sidney Shafner was one of the first U.S. soldiers to reach Dachau, where he saved Marcel Levy.

My Yoga Teacher’s Murder Became the Sound of the Shofar

Randy Smith’s death propelled me to go beyond my perceived limits.

Staying Jewish Against All Odds

Raised by Christians as part of the Kindertransport, a 7-year-old girl clings to her Jewish identity.

Sherzad: The Kurdish Jew

Nothing will deter him from standing up for his beliefs, even a terrorist attack that cost him his arm.

Born Inside a Cave

Hershel Greenblat’s incredible story of resistance and freedom.

Marcel Marceau Saved Hundreds of Holocaust Orphans

The pantomime artist’s greatest performance: risking his life to save others.

Oldest Man Alive is a Jewish Holocaust Survivor

Yisrael Kristal is 112 years old and views his life as a miracle.

Solitary Confinement in Iranian Prison

In his cell, Josh Fattal embraced his Jewish identity and turned to Jewish practice for comfort and sustenance.

Macy’s Moguls: The Straus Brothers

The rags to riches story of Isidor and Nathan Straus.

One of the Greatest Jewish Philanthropists You Never Heard Of

Julius Rosenwald, the Jew who created over 5000 schools for African Americans across the US.

Survivor of the Voyage of the Damned

Henry Gallant was a passenger on the doomed SS St. Louis that fled Nazi Germany but was refused entry.

Israel’s Water Technology Going Global

The country that made the desert bloom is sharing its know-how with developing nations.

When Emory Expelled Jews

The university has apologized for its shameful anti-Semitic treatment of Jewish dental students decades ago.

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