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.

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.

Bombs Over Germany: A Passover Video

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

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?

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.

Why You’ve Never Heard of This Man

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

Your Best Investment: Judaism’s Financial Advice

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

Seeing Truth in a Complex World

It starts by training your eye to see the good.

I Am Not Just a Porn Addict

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

Healing Division: The Jewish People's Strength

Like today, the Jews were disunited in the time of Haman. Queen Esther understood our victory depends on being united.

Rabbi Blech on the Pandemic's First Anniversary

Purim masks and face masks: Looking forward to when masks stop concealing God's presence, nor be required by a soon-to-be conquered pandemic.

My Father, My Hero

My father didn’t hate God for what he had lost and didn’t abandon the Judaism in which he had been reared. On the contrary, he deepened it.

The Orthodox Jewish Government Official Falsely Accused of Dual Loyalty

Anne Neuberger is in charge of cybersecurity for the Biden Administration.

California Is Cleansing Jews From History

The state’s proposed new ethnic studies curriculum is even worse than you imagined.

Collecting Crumbs: How to Become Wealthy

Some become wealthy by making a ton of money overnight. Others gain wealth by collecting the small, seemingly insignificant things.

The Nazi Sympathizer in Georgia

My encounter at a military museum left me shaken, confused and alarmed.

Larry King's Enormous Heart

Behind the glitz of Hollywood, Larry was a kind, caring soul who recognized his Jewish roots and used his fame to help the Jewish people.

50 Violinists from 50 States, One Big Thank You

Expressing our profound gratitude to healthcare workers through the language of art.

The Dark Spell of Social Media: A Review of The Social Dilemma

Former Big Tech insiders reveal what made them turn against the powerful platforms they helped create and promote.

When Grief Walks In

Coming to grips with the death of my father.

New Senator Holds Great-Grandparents' Immigration Papers

Sen. Jon Ossoff brought his great grandparents’ Ellis Island documents to his inauguration.

Don't Let Canada Become a World Leader in Administering Death

Canada's laws almost killed my mother. Now they're posed to make it even worse.

Martin Luther King’s Jewish Hope

Inspired by Jewish prophets like Moses, Isaiah and Amos, MLK evoked their message of hope and justice.

Bat Mitzvah Girl Donates All Her Money to Homeless Man who Returned Her Grandma's Wallet

A homeless stranger went out of his way to return a grandmother's wallet. Little did he know what would happen next.

Saving America

I tremble at the thought of the country perishing from within. We must find a way to return to the values and the ideals which were the original source of our greatness.

The Smile Behind the Mask

What milk does for the body a smile does for the heart and soul.

4 Ways to See Things from a New Perspective

Change your perspective, change your life.

2020 Vision: The Year in Review

How will you view this unforgettable year? A quick look at some of the pivotal events of 2020.

2020: A Year of Benefits and Better Habits

We all know the terrible losses and disruptions of 2020. It is worth enumerating the numerous benefits as well.

When Covid is Over: The Hidden Blessings of 2020

There are blessings waiting to blossom in the aftermath of our global confrontation with the angel of death.

I'm Proud to Vaccinate Against Coronavirus

There is nothing more precious in Jewish law than human life.

Paying the Utility Debts for 114 Strangers

What drove Mike Esmond to generously pay overdue utility bills for strangers at risk of their gas and water being turned off?

Technology and Blessings

Say what you want about the dangers of technology, can you imagine how lonely and isolated we would be now without it?

Living a Meaningful Life during the Pandemic

How we choose to deal with pain determines our quality of life.

Tony Hsieh’s Tragic Death

It’s not enough to solve problems for the rest of society when you’re neglecting your own critical issues.

A Lesser Person

Is my child less of a human being because of some plastic and metal encasing her legs?

Roald Dahl’s Anti-Semitism

Roald Dahl’s family has apologized for the author’s anti-Semitism. Is it enough?

Watching Maradona Play Made Me a Believer

Encountering treachery and awe during the World Cup.

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