#ShowUpForShabbat

This Shabbat, let’s stop the infighting and unite.

A Jewish Response to the Pittsburgh Massacre

The Jewish people will not be intimidated. This Shabbat, show your Jewish pride.

Jew-Hatred in America

In the America I grew up in, Jews assumed that peace and harmony would go on indefinitely. No more.

Believing “All Jews Should Die”

The murders in Pittsburgh are a sinister sign of our times.

The Synagogue Attack: But It Couldn’t Happen Here

One of the deadliest attacks on Jews in the history of the United States has happened. It’s time to wake up.

The Lonely Convert

No one warned me of the potential loneliness I’d face or how hard it can be to get married as a convert.

Stop Doing, Start Being: 2018 Shabbat Project to Reach 1,400 Cities

This year’s Shabbat Project includes mountaineers summiting Kilimanjaro and the lone Jew in Larkana, Pakistan, keeping Shabbat with the rest of the Jewish world.

Dusty Boots

In Israel, I encountered a platoon of new soldiers, exhausted from a training drill. Inexplicably, I couldn’t keep my eyes off their boots.

Ivory Tower Bigots

How the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement supports the careers of shoddy university scholars.

Breaking My Silence: An Arab Christian Speaks Out

As an Israeli Arab and IDF solider, I served together with other Israelis: Jews of all backgrounds, Druze and Bedouin. We were all equal.

Hiding from the Nazi Downstairs

Elsa Koditschek hid under the noses of the SS family who’d stolen her home.

Nikki Haley: Memorable Quotes

The outspoken pro-Israel diplomat will be sorely missed.

What is Hezbollah?

Tony Badran, Research Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, explains how the backing of Iran has served to legitimize Hezbollah on the world stage, making the group all the more dangerous.

Who Will Write Our History: The Incredible True Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Archives

One group was committed to preserving the truth about the Holocaust even if there would be no survivors.

We Are All Jews Here: The Heroism of Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds

An American POW risks his life and defies a German commandant’s order to separate Jewish American soldiers.

Judaism and Tattoos

Even though you can get buried in a Jewish cemetery if you have one, there are a number of compelling reasons why the Torah prohibits tattoos.

Keeping Ari Fuld’s Legacy Alive

What you can do to honor this passionate, courageous leader.

What Does It Mean to be a Chosen People?

Unpacking the controversial description of the Jewish people.

"The Angel": Secret Mossad Spy, or Cunning Double-agent?

One of the greatest suspense thrillers of all-time. And it's true. An Aish.com exclusive.

Ari Fuld, My Hero

Beneath his courage and strength, Ari deeply loved his fellow Jews.

Jews Fighting the News

Organizations like HonestReporting that monitor the media for anti-Israel bias are needed more than ever.

Sukkot: Living Under the Stars

Kyle Maynard’s courage to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, despite having no hands or feet, encapsulates the mindset of the sukkah.

Ari Fuld: A Man of Action

A hero who fought for Israel and the Jewish people.

9 Lesser Known Facts about Yom Kippur

Including the mitzvah to eat a festive meal the day before the holy day.

Judging Jews

This new year I’m trying to stop labeling people.

Capturing Adolf Eichmann

The true story behind one of the most famous covert missions in history.

Why are Palestinian Refugees Different from all Other Refugees?

The unique status afforded to Palestinians is the single biggest stumbling block to achieving peace.

Sheva Brachot at a Soup Kitchen

Instead of spending big and showing off, one Brooklyn family celebrates at a soup kitchen.

Neil Simon and the American Jewish Experience

The prolific, award-winning playwright died at age 91.

Doron Almog: Israeli Hero Championing Special Needs Children

The retired military general and decorated Israeli soldier views his most courageous mission as transforming the stigma of disabled children in Israel.

Remembering Senator John McCain, Friend of Israel & the Jewish People

Sen. McCain was a staunch supporter of Israel and a relentless voice for civility and decency in public policy.

Sir Isaac Newton and Judaism

The scientist’s recently disclosed private papers reveal his deep reverence for ancient Jewish wisdom.

The Best Way to Fight Negative Jewish Stereotypes

Kiddush Hashem is the mitzvah for our generation.

Male Bonding in Israel

90 Jewish men from around the world who made their way through Israel on a personal journey for meaning and significance.

Team Caleb: Perpetuating Our Friend's Legacy

When their friend was diagnosed with cancer, a group of teens sprang into action and raised significant funds for charity.

The Missing Israeli Flags

Arabs came to the protest in Tel Aviv because they oppose the very existence of a Jewish state, including its most innocuous symbol.

After Buchenwald: Sparks from an Ancient Scroll

Rabbi Hershel Schacter, the first rabbi to enter Buchenwald, and the survivor who renounced his faith in God.

In a Bomb Shelter in Southern Israel

What it’s like to be awakened by a 'Code Red' siren alerting you to the incoming Palestinian missile.

Why We Stayed on our Birthright

Instead of responsibly hearing from both sides, they chose to hear a one-sided narrative from the Palestinian perspective.

Critics of Nation-State Law Misunderstand Israel’s Constitutional System

The new law isn’t meant to be read in isolation, but in concert with other Basic Laws enshrining Israel’s democratic system and fundamental human rights.

Shuls of New York City

My journey back to Judaism lead me to helping Holocaust survivors and creating a book of 613 photos of shuls in the five boroughs.

Palestinian Jihad: Interviews with Failed Suicide Bombers

A must-see but hard to watch video. Viewer discretion is advised.

Swastika on Indiana Synagogue

Indiana is experiencing an uptick in anti-Semitic incidents like the rest of the country.

Blaming Israel for Saving Lives

New York Times blames Israel for creating more friction with Syria by saving 400 Syrian civilians.

Shulem Lemmer: Jerusalem of Gold

Get a taste of the Belzer Hasidic singer who was discovered by Universal Music.

Origins of the Word Palestine

We often hear claims that Palestinians are "native" or indigenous to the land of Israel, but does history back this up? It's worth taking a look.

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