The Meaning of Some More Jewish Last Names

Common Jewish names can tell us a great deal about Jewish history and values.

I Grew Up Denying The Holocaust, Then I Led A Trip To Auschwitz

A Palestinian professor takes a group of Arab students to visit Auschwitz.

The Holocaust Survivor Who Captured Amon Goth

Josef Levkovich’s dramatic encounters with the villain of Schindler’s List. An Aish.com exclusive.

The Heroic Soviet Jewish Activist You Never Heard of

Hillel Butman played a key role in exposing the plight of Soviet refuseniks to the world.

The Big Lie about Israel

And the professors who tell it.

If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem

The magic of Jerusalem can pull your heartstrings.

The “New Germany” and the Kippah

The government’s recommendation not to wear a kippah everywhere is an appalling reminder of a Holocaust strategy that failed.

Moshav Modi’im Destroyed by Fire

Devastation strikes an oasis of music, love and joy.

Wait… So You Mean This Isn’t a Date?

I thought I knew how a romantic dinner with a rabbi would go. I could not have been more wrong.

Giving Birth Under Fire

My wife gave birth to our first child in Ashkelon while terrorist rained down rockets. The hospital may have been hit by shrapnel, but we have emerged stronger.

My Disturbing Visit to US Campuses

On a visit to US colleges with Reservists on Duty, I found not only anti-Zionism but also mainstream anti-Semitism.

Exploiting a Tragedy to Accuse Israel

Social media posts are distorting a girl’s death to accuse Israel of heartless cruelty.

Israel the Startup Nation

What is the secret behind Israel’s phenomenal innovation?

Herman Wouk and Jewish Tradition

The bestselling author was a staunch defender of Jewish life. He recently passed away at the age of 103.

Get Out: Jews & Elite American Universities

American universities have become hostile to Jews and it’s time for Jews to stop paying for them.

The Jewish “King” of Lampedusa

The longest-running Yiddish play featured the incredible true story of a British Jewish hero of WWII.

Curious George’s Daring Escape from the Nazis

Hans and Margaret Rey, the German-Jewish couple who created Curious George, were living in Paris in 1940 when the Nazis were closing in.

Why Don’t You Support Israel?

Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world, and the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state?

Grandson of Mengele Twin Moves to Israel and is a Paratrooper in the IDF

Eva Slonim was a victim of Mengele’s horrific experiments in Auschwitz. Her grandson Ronen’s revenge is proudly defending the Jewish People.

How to Leave Your Mark on the World

A Jewish community rallies together to bury an elderly waiter at a local Kosher restaurant.

Inspirational Quotes about Jews and Israel

By non-Jewish writers, philosophers and politicians.

Israel: Defying the Odds

A small place making a big difference.

Yom HaAtzmaut’s Inspiring Torch Lighters

An inspirational soldier, a doctor with cerebral palsy and a foster mother to 52 kids define Israel’s spirit to overcome.

An Ordinary Israeli Hero

My moving encounter with an old Israeli soldier.

Jumping into the Abyss and Moving to Israel

It’s been six years since we buckled up on the most insane roller coaster ride of our lives.

The Tragic Story of Dan Givon: A Yom Hazikaron Remembrance

A week after receiving his wings in the Israeli air force, Dan fought in The Six Day War. He was killed defending Jerusalem.

Heavy Metal Hatikva

A rocking 6-string salute to Israel.

HaLamed Heh: The 35 Israeli Soldiers Who Never Returned Home

In January 1948 35 brave young men set out on a daring mission to protect and relieve the besieged inhabitants of Gush Etzion. None of them made it back.

430 Rockets Launched Against Israel in 24 Hours

Forcing 2.5 million Israelis to seek cover in their bomb shelters and homes.

The Connection between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism

Anti-Zionism is the latest mutations of the world’s longest hate.

Smuggled Out of Kovno Ghetto in a Sack

Arik Brik was a young boy when he survived the Holocaust. He moved to Israel with his family where he reached great prominence.

Cinco de Mayo and Jewish Freedom

The holiday marks Mexico’s evolution into a haven for persecuted Jews.

The Jewish People Lives

There is no greater victory over the enemies of the Jewish people than living as proud, strong and connected Jews.

The Kaliver Rebbe, Rabbi of the Holocaust, Dies at Age 96

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub, who carried the scars and memory of the Holocaust, has died in Jerusalem aged 96.

Freeing Russian Jewry: The Refuseniks

The campaign to free the Jews of the USSR grew into a global phenomenon that motivated Jews across the world to fight for their fellow Jews. With incredible results.

The Courage to Defy: Paul Gruninger Risked Everything to Rescue Jewish Refugees

How the football-playing Swiss policeman chose morality and compassion over his career.

Passover Shooting in California Synagogue

A gunman opened fire on Jews at prayer on the last day of Passover.

The Last Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

Survivors testify about an epic Seder held in underground bunkers as the Nazis sought to liquidate the last Jews of Warsaw Ghetto.

Passover and the Spanish Inquisition

Generations of secret Jews defied the Spanish Inquisition to celebrate Passover and other holidays.

10 Ways Israel is Saving Planet Earth

This Earth Day, a look into how Israeli advances are helping battle climate change and pollution around the world.

Beginning the Journey to Mount Sinai

Freedom isn’t enough. You have to know where you want to go.

I’m Not a German; I’m a Jew: A Passover Video

Why do we celebrate that in every generation enemies will try to eradicate the Jews?

Passover in the Krakow Ghetto

My grandfather’s Passover Seder, hiding from Nazis.

Bananas: 5 Surprising Jewish Facts

In celebration of World Banana Day, discover the Jewish connection to this delicious fruit.

Open Anti-Semitism at UNC and Duke Conference

Ami Horowitz is on the move at a Gaza conference organized by UNC and Duke University on the conflict in Gaza. Ami quickly discovers the thin veneer of anti-Israel sentiment hides an ocean of open anti-Semitism.

The Purpose of Passover: The Next Chapter of the Jewish People’s Story

At the Seder you and your family are adding the next link of the chain to our unfinished story.

Flying while Jewish

Suspicion can fan the odor of intolerance.

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