Kreplach Isn’t Something to Fight About

Explaining hidden holidays and their Ashkenazi-centric association with kreplach.

Netanel Felber's Message: Don't Give Up

The wounded Israeli American soldier continues to make great strides.

High Ideals, Murder and Me: What It Means to be Good

Cuomo’s pardon, God’s pardon and Yom Kippur’s forgiveness.

Rosh Hashanah: It's Not about Who's Been Naughty or Nice

Like a CEO of a major conglomerate, God is setting the budgets and determining each person's role, based on the level of responsibility we are ready to take.

Is Criticizing Israel Antisemitic?

Israel is, and should be, subject to political criticism over its conduct. However, some bigots will say their problem is with Israel, when their real problem is with Jews.

I've Inherited My Father's Nightmares

In my wildest imaginings, I never believed that I would march against antisemitism in the United States.

Rosh Hashanah Dictionary

Common Rosh Hashanah words and phrases to help get you through the holiday.

The Shofar's Stirring Message for Today

Tragedy has its powerful language which transcends words and alerts us to the kind of pain experienced by so many during the global pandemic.

Judaism Is Radical

Being a Jew means being part of the counter-culture.

The Remarkable Rosh Hashanah Rescue of Denmark’s Jews

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, September 29, 1943, the Danish resistance carried out one of World War II’s most notable acts of heroism.

The Palestinian From Gaza Who Converted to Judaism

The harrowing true story of Ayman Abu Suboh from Khan Yunis who became Dov Shachar.

Heroic Police Save 150 People Trapped in Hospital Surrounded by Fire

Horrific tragedy averted during one of Israel's worst forest fires.

Reflections of an Afghan Jew

Born in the Afghan city of Herat, Ahoova Gol Zeffren is a descendant of an Afghan rabbinic dynasty.

The German Jew who Started the Paralympic Games

Dr. Ludwig Guttmann’s belief in the value of every human being changed the future of disabled people.

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

A long lost chapter of Jews in the Diaspora.

4 Reasons to Join a Synagogue this Year

Why I’m renewing my synagogue membership, and why you should too.

Beyond Left or Right: Whose Fault is Antisemitism?

Antisemitism has always been spread by offenders across the ideological spectrum. That's why it is key to focus on the fighting antisemitic ideas and not get hung up on the identities of whoever is perpetuating them.

Linoy Ashram: Israel's Olympic Gold Medalist

Her journey to the top of rhythmic gymnastics, the drama with her Russian rival during the scoring in the Tokyo finals, and her belief in God.

Ghetto Baby: Child Survivor of the Holocaust

Born in the Radom ghetto and hidden in an orphanage, Dr. Charles Silver survived the Holocaust as a baby.

Let My Daughter Go: A Father's Desperate Plea to Britain's National Health Service

The hospital is effectively holding a patient prisoner and denying parents the ultimate responsibility for deciding their child’s fate.

Why is Antisemitism Still Around?

Why is it that even post-Holocaust, Jews experience a large percentage of the world’s hate crimes, despite being less than 0.2% of the world’s population?

When My World Imploded: Facing Ghosts in Bavaria

Trudy Naumann Dreyer was 7 when she and her family fled Germany in 1939. A German baron protected their property.

Time to Affirm Jewish Pride

What the essence of being Jewish means to me.

How Eddie Jacobson Convinced President Truman to Recognize the State of Israel

Gary Ginsberg’s new book “First Friends” chronicles personal relationships that influenced the White House.

Montreal's Days of Shame: When 75 Doctors Went on Strike until a Jewish Doctor Resigned

In 1934, doctors in five hospitals walked off the job rather than work with a Jew.

It’s #MyOrthodoxLife and I’m Standing Up for It

Hey, Netflix! My peers and I are not dowdy, backward, uneducated, or oppressed. We are Orthodox women leading happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Miracle or Luck? Israel's Inexplicable Mortality Rate in the Persian Gulf War

Why is the total number of casualties from 14 Scuds that exploded in Tel Aviv and Haifa less than the casualties from a single Scud exploding anywhere else? A mathematician crunches the numbers.

X Troop: The Top-Secret Jewish Commandos of WWII

A new book sheds light on a secret unit drawn from refugees whose deep-rooted hatred of Hitler would ensure they were a passionate fighting force.

Who are the Jewish Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics?

Throw your support behind these Jewish Olympians going for gold.

Will Jew-Hatred Define a New America?

Shaken by the brazenness of the recent antisemitic attacks, American Jews are questioning their security in the US.

Ben & Jerry’s Unfair Boycott of Israel

The ice cream makers are wrong to single Israel out for criticism.

Do You Want to Boycott Israel? Here's How.

A guide to all the products you'll need to avoid if you want to boycott Israel.

Documentation of Atrocities: The Jewish Photographer Henryk Ross

Henryk Ross risked his life in order to show what the Nazis tried to hide.

How Did She Survive?

Eighty years later we discovered how my husband's grandmother survived the Holocaust.

Did an Illicit Relationship Lead to the Expulsion of England’s Jews?

The story of two courageous converts, their Jewish wives and institutional antisemitism.

Bubbies of New York on Antisemitism

We asked three outspoken bubbies for their views on the recent rise in antisemitism.

7 Essential Items for Every Jewish Home

Simple ways to infuse your home with Jewish meaning.

Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots

I was all shook up in Mississippi.

Rabbi Stabbed in Boston

Rabbi Shlomo Noginski was stabbed outside a Jewish summer camp filled with children.

Blue-Collar Hero: Zanis Lipke of Latvia

With bravery and moral courage, a dock worker in Riga risked his life to save Latvian Jews.

Shock and Pain in Miami

A Rabbi's firsthand account of the unfolding tragedy in Surfside.

Antisemitism Isn’t Only a Jewish Problem

Instead of playing the role of the canary in the coal mine, we need to actively work to detect threats far before they harm us and our country.

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