Tzfat: The City of Air and Kabbalah

Exploring the hidden spiritual nature of Israel’s Four Holy Cities.

Pico-Robertson: Story of a Torah Boomtown

How Aish Los Angeles helped transform a Jewish neighborhood.

From Ethiopia to Israel: Sharon Shalom's Epic Story

As an 8-year-old boy, Sharon Shalom crossed the Sudan desert to the Red Sea to realize his dream of reaching Israel where he became the first Israeli-trained Ethiopian rabbi.

Israeli Soldier Following His Brother's Footsteps

Capt. David Sarel, whose brother Maj. Benaya Sarel was killed during Operation Protective Edge, is driven to protect the people of Israel.

Reclaiming Jewish Identity from Anti-Semitism

Defining Jewish identity through joy and celebration, not pain and persecution.

Discovering My Mother Experienced Kristallnacht

Despite being fortunate enough to escape Germany, my mother did not escape unscathed.

Jewish Conductor on the Underground Railroad

August and Henrietta Bondi’s Jewish home was a stop for slaves fleeing North.

Greek Rescuer Reunites with Jews She Saved During the Holocaust

One of the last stories of its kind unfolded in Jerusalem.

The Nazis Knew

“They don’t hate us as a people. They hate us because of our holy books."

Youssef Haddad: Lone Soldier

The son of a Christian-Arab minister and seriously wounded as a Golani fighter, Youssef Haddad has dedicated his life to defending Israel’s reputation on the world stage.

Abraham: Altering the Course of History

Our forefather changed the way the world thought about itself, life and especially the Creator.

The October 31 Pogroms

On October 31st, 1905, thousands of Jews lost their lives in violence that swept across Russia.

Jews of Kurdistan: 10 Facts

Jews lived in thriving Kurdish communities for thousands of years.

The Holocaust and Sephardic Jews

Are Sephardic and Mideastern Holocaust victims being forgotten?

The Incredible Story of the IDF's Iraqi Arabic Instructor

Command Sgt. Maj. V.'s family lived in fear under the regime of Saddam Hussein and hid their Jewish identity. They became the last Jews to arrive in Israel from Iraq.

Tree of Life Massacre One Year Later: Fighting Hate with Love

From Pittsburgh, Aish.com reports on anti-Semitism in America – and possible solutions.

On Israel's Military Might and Moral Power

Israel’s national security and its national decency are closely linked.

Tiberias: City of Water

Along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Safed, Tiberias is one of Israel’s four holy cities. Why?

Iran Banned from World Judo for Boycotting Israel

Until they allow their athletes to compete against Israeli athletes.

The Oldest Love Affair in History

Amid rising anti-Semitism, the People of the Book rejoice with the Torah.

One of the Last Lodz Survivors Turns 100

Sam Weinreich rebuilt life from ashes of the Holocaust. He received more than 2000 cards celebrating his 100th birthday.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories

Anne Frank would have been 90 this year. A new documentary featuring Helen Mirren intertwines her story with five girls who survived the Holocaust.

Yom Kippur Synagogue Attack

Living with danger and embracing a Jewish life.

Shocking Anti-Semitism in Public Schools

Anti-Jewish bullying in Australia draws attention to anti-Semitism in public schools around the globe.

3 Tips for A Great Yom Kippur

Ideas on how to make your Synagogue experience meaningful.

Celebrating Your Uniqueness on Rosh Hashanah

It's our choices in life that define who we really are.

The Shofar of Auschwitz

In a Nazi labor camp, Jewish prisoners blew the shofar on Rosh Hashanah.

Anti-Semitism in Sign Language

The recent controversy over an online sign language dictionary shines a spotlight on anti-Semitic signs.

Eli Cohen: The Real Story of Mossad's Master Spy

How did his dangerous work help Israel and what led to his identity finally being revealed?

Eli Cohen: Israel’s Legendary Spy, Now on Netflix

A new 6-part series is testimony to the heroic and tragic tale.

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

A long lost chapter of Jews in the Diaspora.

The Surging Violence Against Jews in NY

NY State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein blasts the silence and urges everyone to condemn hate.

Faith Amid the Flames

Rabbi Yosef Friedenson served as a human bridge between the Jewish world that the Germans destroyed and the new one that came into being after the Holocaust.

Edda Servi Machlin and Remembering Jewish Italy

Cookbook writer Edda Servi Machlin, who recently died, recreated the world of her Italian Jewish childhood.

The Jews of Syria: A Lost Civilization

Syrian Jewry’s illustrious past began thousands of years ago. Today some 50 Jews remain.

Accidental Racism in the Jewish World

A “harmless” joke highlights the problem of racial sensitivity in some sectors of the Jewish community.

Mother of Israeli Poetry

Poet Rachel Bluwstein’s life mirrored the rise of the Jewish state.

Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits Inaugurated as Rosh Yeshiva of Aish HaTorah

Hundreds gather from around the world for this once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

More Jews in the American Military

Adolph Marix, Hedy Lamarr, Sydney Weinstein and Mark Polansky.

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