About the Author

Rabbi Ephraim Shore

Rabbi Ephraim Shore is the Director of Development of Aish New York. Ephraim has worked with Aish HaTorah for 40 years, serving as Executive Director of Aish Jerusalem, Aish Toronto and Aish Miami, as well as HonestReporting. He is the co-Founder of Jerusalem Fellowships, Hasbara Fellowships, and Discovery Seminars. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife Esther, their 9 children and assorted grandchildren. He is an avid mountain biker, swimmer and yoga enthusiast.

Smart Phone, Smarter Shabbat

The world is discovering the incredible benefits of a digital Sabbath.

How the Jews Changed the World and We Don’t Even Know It

This Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks to the Jewish people.

Israel: Defying the Odds

A small place making a big difference.

Raising Children to Kill

What does it take to raise a child to stab another child to death?

Emergency Security Upgrade

Help protect Aish Jerusalem from Islamic terror.

When Death Paid Me a Visit

This was no made-for-TV movie. It was real and shockingly happening to my life.


Our son nearly died in a car accident. Today we are witnessing the miracle of his recovery.

What Every Parent Dreads

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."

Capturing Rav Noach

What was the essence of his greatness?

Father of the Bride

We were marrying off our eldest daughter. Why was I feeling so much pain?

Making House a Home

My mother raised two rabbis and the Emmy-award winning creator of the hit show House. What was her secret?

Back to the Shtetl

A pilgrimage to discover my family's roots that the Nazis tried to destroy.

Remembering Chezi

Chezi Goldberg z"l, who was murdered in last week's Jerusalem bus bombing, cared and took responsibility for others. He was a true disciple of Moses.

15 Things I Don't Understand about the Mideast Peace Process

Ten years after Oslo, am I imagining things -- or is the situation truly insane?

Purim Masks and Gas Masks

Just when my son thought the Purim fun was over, his eyes sparkled at the thought of a donning a different kind of mask and starting a new Purim again.

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