About the Author

Rabbi Ephraim Shore

Rabbi Ephraim Shore worked with Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem, Miami, Toronto, and New York. He helped to found and run Hasbara Fellowships and HonestReporting. He lives with his family in Jerusalem where he is studying to be a Licensed Tour Guide while enjoying his grandchildren, mountain biking and yoga.

The Miracle of Israel

Israel’s return to its homeland after 2,000 years of exile - an event completely unique in the annals of history – is miraculous.

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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