Before Lockdown, A Race to Build Shul Furniture

In bleak times for synagogues, kibbutz carpenters have been busy building the future.

The First Quarantine in Egypt

Why the Jewish people could not leave their homes Passover night.

Lena Bryant's Legacy: Inspiring True Story

The Jewish fashion pioneer changed the way women dressed and did business.

Famous NY Mohel Passes Away from COVID-19

Rabbi Romi Cohn saved 56 Jewish families during WWII and embodied Jewish values.

One Rabbi's Dream to Close All Shuls

Rabbi SR Hirsch wrote that closing "all synagogues by Jewish hands would constitute the strongest protest against the abandonment of the Torah in home and life."

Bring Shabbat Home: Live Pre-Shabbat Event

This is a time to rally together in unity. Don't miss this event, hosted by Charlie Harary.

Coronavirus: A Time for Kindness

An inspiring true story about the compassion of others.

The Incredible Corona Wedding Outside Our Window

A makeshift wedding on the street produces a miraculous, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Looking for God: A Lesson from a Survivor

Everything can stripped away from us, except our choice.

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Eradicating Polio: When Two Jewish Researchers Changed the World

Dr. Jonas Salk and Dr. Albert Sabin invented vaccines against polio.

Let Aish Say Kaddish for You

A solution for those who presently can no longer say kaddish in a minyan for a loved one.

Ethiopian Jew who Helped Mossad Save Jews

Takele Mekonen bravely partnered with the Mossad to help smuggle countless fellow Ethiopian Jews to freedom in Israel. He is now a successful tech executive in Israel.

Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits on the Coronavirus

The following address was given to Aish HaTorah staff around the world through a zoom call.

Fighting Anti-Semitism, Both Left and Right

Contemporary anti-Semitic libel of the Jewish State parallels classic anti-Semitism against Jews.

Yeshiva University Takes the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney by Storm

Despite the coronavirus, the Maccabees advance to the Sweet Sixteen. Aish.com exclusive interview with Head Coach Elliot Steinmetz.

The Dead Sea Marathon Miracle

Israeli paramedic Meir Furmanski found himself in the right place and time to save a man’s life.

Wise Men of Chelm: Fact and Fiction

The mythical comic town of Chelm was a beloved staple of Yiddish literature.

Purim at Goebbels’ Castle

On March 8, 1945, a group of American soldiers observed Purim in Rheydt, Germany, vanquishing a modern-day Haman.

Why Harry S. Truman Recognized the State of Israel

Like Eddie Jacobson, God is calling on each of us, saying there is something only we can do.

The Death of Stalin: The Untold Purim Story

Stalin planned to murder millions of Jews. Then the tables suddenly turned.

My Name was My Mask

Like Esther, I hid my Jewish identity and saw the underbelly of anti-Semitism.

Standing Up to Jew-Hatred by Unmasking our Jewish Identity

Purim teaches us how to respond to anti-Semitism today.

Israeli Election Day Miracle

Little did I know that our excursion in the Golan Heights would be life-altering.

The Bomb Threat at My Kids’ School

A bomb threat made us value Jewish education more than ever.

Vengeance is Mine

The Allied Forces gave the Jewish boys in Prague a gift: baseball bats and a group of captured Nazis.

Meet George Deek, Israel's First Christian Arab Ambassador

At age 35, he’s also Israel's youngest ambassador in the world today.

The Life and Times of Glikl bas Leyb: a 17th-Century Woman for the Ages

Nearly 300 years after her death, Glikl has become an unlikely literary celebrity.

Stranded in London, Ontario

You never know the impact of one act of kindness.

Anti-Jewish Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

Additions to a major dictionary show that anti-Jewish slurs are becoming more common.

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Top 5 Reasons to Learn Hebrew

Why you should sign up to Aish Academy’s just-launched online Hebrew Ulpan course.

Turning Human Rights into a Bad Joke

The U.N. anti-Israel blacklist asserts that the most basic essentials – food, water, transportation, communication – raise “particular human rights concerns.”

Orthodox Athlete Missing the Olympics

Despite her Olympic dreams being dashed, Estee Ackerman is still an Olympic champion proudly representing the Jewish people.

Meeting the Truck Driver that Killed his Wife

Reut Schwartz was sensitive to the grief of life; encouraging the perpetrator of this tragic loss to move on is exactly what she'd do.

Ten Year Old Sells Enough Candies to Dedicate Torah Scroll

Naveh Shindler raised $30,000 to dedicate a Torah scroll in memory of the three boys, Naftali, Gilad and Eyal, who were murdered in 2014.

Horrific Valentine’s Day Massacre of Jews

On Valentine’s Day 1349 thousands of Jews were burned to death, accused of poisoning wells.

How Israeli and Iranian Judo Champions became Friends

Exclusive interview: Sagi Muki, Israel’s Olympic gold contender and World Judo Champion, speaks about his unlikely friendship with Iranian athlete Saeid Mollaei.

Red Sea Spies: The True Story

Far from being passive victims, it was the Ethiopian Jews' incredible heroism, sacrifice and steadfast commitment that enabled them to be saved.

Jon Medved: Israeli High-Tech Pioneer

For the founder of OurCrowd, a revolutionary venture capital fund that has raised $1.4 billion, the future for Israel's high-tech industry is bright.

What I Learned from Rabbi Noah Weinberg

How writing his biography and immersing myself in the life of Rabbi Weinberg changed my life.

Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines

Over poker games and whiskey, a group of idealistic men hatched a plan to rescue 1,200 Jews.

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