The Many Faces of Addiction

Don’t shun the addict. Embrace the human being struggling with addiction.

Woke and Ignoring the Gifted

Yes, “all men are created equal”, but that doesn't mean we are all identical.

Lessons from the NBA’s Historic MVP

Nikola Jokic became the lowest draft pick to ever win the NBA MVP award. But it’s his exemplary character that distinguishes him most.

Superman vs. the Nazis

When the Man of Steel’s Jewish creators got into a real-life feud with the Nazis.

Antisemitism in America

When Jews are attacked in America's streets, who speaks out?

Jewish Woman Photographing Resistance Fighters

Faye Schulman’s photographs are a rare glimpse into the life of Jewish partisan fighters during World War II.

UFOs and Jews Living on a Different Planet

Judaism's differing views on the possibility of life on other planets and how some Jews are living in an alternative universe.

Why The World Hates The Jews

Recent events in Israel show that antisemitism is rife not just in Gaza, Akko, and Jerusalem but in the civilized capitals of the world. Why won't anti-Semitism go away?

Let's All Implement the 10 and 5 Rule

Whenever you are within 10 feet of someone, make eye contact and smile. When you’re within 5 feet, say hello. A simple way to make a dramatic difference.

The Song of the Cat

Even your feline friend has a song. Listen and become inspired.

Small Acts, Cosmic Implications

The camera is always on. You never know which small deed you do that can have cosmic implications.

Cancelling 'Anti-Semitism'

Why dropping the hyphen in 'anti-Semitism' is actually a big deal.

Covid and Our Mental Health

Now, more than ever, we need to educate ourselves about mental health issues.

Hassidic Woman on NY Hate Crime Panel

After her son was brutally murdered, Devorah Halberstam began a crusade against hate.

Shtisel and Judaism: Three Themes in Season 3

This beloved series explores themes related to intimacy, mental illness and searching for your soulmate.

My Nazi Grandfather Was No Hero

Lithuania patriots claim my grandfather could not really have wanted to kill Jews; he must have been forced to do so. I believe they are in denial.

Shtisel Returns

The most famous Orthodox family on TV deals with intense new dramas, welcomes new family members, and grieves over losses.

Antisemitism and Four Travesties of Justice

Four examples – Paris, Wuppertal, Saint-Nicolas, and Oslo – where the legal process failed Jews, failed justice, and failed common sense.

Prince Philip’s Mother Saved Jews during the Holocaust

Husband to the Queen for 74 years, Prince Philip was deeply proud of his mother, Princess Alice of Greece who was recognized as one of the Righteous Among the Nations.

Religion in America is Fading

But true believers are everywhere.

Ordinary People are Capable of Unspeakable Evil

We counter evil with goodness, hatred with kindness, fear with courage and falseness with truth.

Changing a Tire for a Stranger

An act of kindness performed by two yeshiva students goes viral.

When My Husband Lost his Job

Lessons from the dark pit of financial insecurity.

Louis Armstrong and the Jewish Family

Why the famous jazz musician wore a Star of David.

The Portuguese Consul who Disobeyed Orders to Save Jewish Lives

Aristidies De Sousa Mendes paid a heavy price for his moral courage.

The Passovr Weeknd: Aish.com Passover Music Video

Guess who's coming to the Passover seder this year?

Bombs Over Germany: A Passover Video

Although you may not be able to change your situation, you can choose greatness within your situation.

The Fifth Child at Your Seder? The One Who Isn’t There

This Passover, take the first step towards ending estrangement within your family.

One of the Most Significant Defenses of Free Speech in American History

An 1860 speech by Frederick Douglass, a leader of the abolitionist movement, takes on cancel culture.

Cancel Culture: Is Banning the Bible Next?

When they're done with their work then a wasteland you'll see, Not a book will be standing, and not a movie.

Profit with Purpose

How do we find the place where the two intersect? And which one should we focus on first?

Three Trailblazing Jewish Women

These women are working to make a difference in their communities – and the world.

I Want to Be Thin!

Excellent advice for a young mom struggling with being overweight.

One of Nature's Great Mysteries

Every 17 years trillions of cicadas emerge from the ground as a unified mass. They're on their way.

Out of Iran, Finding My Voice

As an Iranian Jewish woman who grew up in Iran wearing a hijab, my childhood and experience of feminism is vastly different than most women.

Freezing My Eggs

Single, 36, and planning for motherhood.

The Vigil: Jewish Horror Movie About Demons Gets a Lot Right

Unpacking Jewish points from the scary, provocative film.

Why You’ve Never Heard of This Man

There’s a good reason why you never heard of Yehoshua Zvi Hershkowitz.

I Can No Longer Do It All

All my life I’ve tried to be superwoman and, for the most part, I’ve actually succeeded. Now, I'm getting tired and just can't do it all.

Your Best Investment: Judaism’s Financial Advice

Judaism’s system to protect your wealth and ensure your return on your investment.

I Am Not Just a Porn Addict

A frank, personal account of addiction, struggle and recovery. Reader discretion is advised.

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