About the Author


Rabbi Shraga Simmons

Rabbi Shraga Simmons is the co-founder of Aish.com, and co-author of "48 Ways to Wisdom" (ArtScroll). He is Founder and Director of Aish.com's advanced learning site. He is co-founder of HonestReporting.com, and author of "David & Goliath", the definitive account of anti-Israel media bias. Originally from Buffalo, New York, he holds a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. He lives with his wife and children in the Modi'in region of Israel.


Why Jews Don't Believe In Jesus

For 2,000 years Jews have rejected the Christian idea of Jesus as messiah. Why?

Shrek's Mazal

This summer's blockbuster hit is peppered with Jewish messages, thanks in part to one scriptwriter and his own wild Jewish saga.

Sugar Bowl Priorities

Are we more interested in 'getting ahead' or in doing the right thing?

Ramon's Legacy

He embodies some of Israel's highest aspirations, most painful memories, and the dream of Jewish unity.

The Refugee Issue

The issue of Palestinians refugees is a sticking point in the peace negotiations. But who is responsible for these refugees?

Small Acts, Eternal Consequences

The razor-close U.S. elections prove that no act, however small, goes unnoticed in the grand eternal plan.

Jewish Captives In Iran

Thirteen Jews held captive in Iran are threatened with capital punishment for spying.

Israeli Ambassador in Space

Col. Ilan Ramon will orbit the earth in search of Jewish unity. An exclusive interview with Aish.com.

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