Last Survivor of Legendary Warsaw Orphanage Dies in Israel

A beacon of hope during the Nazi occupation, the orphanage directed by Dr Januscz Korczak was built on the pioneering ideas of respecting and empowering every child.

Jerusalem and the U.S. Administration

Understanding the geo-political dynamics of Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty.

Happy Jewish Birthday Around the World

A special project connecting Jews around the world to Israel, in memory of Gil-ad Shaer.

Garlic and Jews: 6 Little-Known Jewish Facts

Garlic has long been associated with Jewish life and cooking.

Tefillin Found Hidden under Warsaw Ghetto Building

Construction workers discover a secret bunker with 20 sets of tefillin, several prayer books and weapons, testifying to the spiritual resistance of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto,.

Horrific Valentine’s Day Massacre of Jews

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

Poles and Jews in Wartime Scotland: Setting the Record Straight

Examining the complex relationship between Jews and Poles in Scotland during World War II.

Jews of Myanmar: 10 Facts

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has a fascinating Jewish history.

Jews Aren't Alcoholics and Other Misconceptions about Drinking

Before I could make the admission that I had a problem, I had to understand what the true meaning alcoholism.

Descendants of Jews Saved by Heroic Pole Find Each Other

Wladimir Riszko hid 16 Jews for two years during the Holocaust.

Natan Levy: Israel’s Ultimate Fighting Champion

The French Israeli fighter discusses his values, Jewish identity, and what representing his country means to him. An Aish.com exclusive.

My Debt of Gratitude to Rabbi Abraham Twerski

Thanks to the rabbi, I felt comfortable going to a 12-step program that paved my way to recover from an eating disorder.

Rabbi Abraham Twerski’s Copious Blessings

The trailblazing rabbi died at the age of 90, a week after publishing his 90th book.

Internment Camps in Scotland

A little-known network of internment camps operated in Scotland during World War II.

8 Ways to Celebrate Your Jewish Birthday

Tips for making your Jewish birthdays a time of meaning and growth.

Austrian Jew Leaves Fortune to French Town that Saved His Life

Eric Schwam was one of over 3,000 Jews saved by the residents in one small French town.

My Grandfather Survived the Killing Fields of Ukraine

Yankel Wiesenfeld miraculously emerged from the Ukrainian hell with his life and faith intact.

Holocaust Survivor’s Falafel is Tribute to His Survival

Every Jan. 18th, the anniversary of his darkest day, David ‘Dugo’ Leitner eats a falafel as a tribute to his mother’s love and that he’ll never go hungry again.

Born in Berlin, 1943

My German birth certificate is a testament to life, humanity, and to the spirit and courage of my dear parents.

How to Talk to a Neo-Nazi

The anti-Semitic skinhead couldn't believe the kind storeowner was a Jew.

Israeli Eye Doctor Treating Thousands of Ethiopians

When Dr Morris Hartstein’s children asked to go on a volunteering trip together, he had no idea that it would change their lives and help over 5000 Ethiopians.

Shattering the Apartheid Canard

It’s time to call out the anti-Semitism and hypocrisy.

Remembering Jews who Fought for Black Civil Rights

In the 1960s, hundreds of Jews worked tirelessly to advance civil rights. Two of them were murdered.

11 Things a Non-Jew Learned from Hasidic Jews

After spending more than a week in the Hasidic community and creating 13 videos, here are Peter's takeaways from his experience.

Remembering Sheldon Adelson

The casino tycoon set new standards of Jewish mega-giving.

5 Maverick Jews who Saved Millions of Lives

Thinking out of the box, these 5 Jews – 4 doctors and 1 engineer – used science, medicine and chutzpah to save lives.

Real-Life “Fauda” Spy Passes Away

Renowned Israeli spy Isaac Shoshan infiltrated Arab communities for years.

Jews and Morocco: 10 Fascinating Historical Facts

As Israel and Morocco establish full diplomatic ties, take a look at some of Morocco’s epic Jewish history.

Conspiracies, Jews, and the Jewish State

The Corona conspiracy is only the latest retelling of the same historic blood libel.

Feng Shan Ho: Hero Who Saved Thousands of Jews

China’s Consul General in Vienna was the foreign diplomat who helped Austria's Jews during WWII.

Who are the Jewish US Supreme Court Justices?

The first Jew was Louis Brandeis, appointed in 1916. Less than a century later, Jewish justices would hold three of the nine seats on the bench, astounding considering that Jews represent only 1.8% of the U.S. population.

Orthodox Jew Poker Champ Donates His Winnings

Gershon Distenfeld is donating over $125,000 after playing in the World Series of Poker Main Event.

Eliezer Ben-Yehuda: Father of Modern-Day Hebrew

In celebration of Hebrew Language Day, meet the father of modern Hebrew.

Valley of Tears: The True Story of Outpost 107

During the Yom Kippur War, 19 Israeli soldiers fought for 100 hours against overpowering Syrian forces and survived.

Planning a Wedding with 2-Hours' Notice

Hours before Tier 4 restrictions went into effect in London, Rabbi Alex Chapper and a cadre of people sprung into action.

Muslim Indonesian Woman Hopes for Peace with Israel

Braving raging controversy, Azka Daulia thinks it's high time for Indonesia to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.

The Mishnah: Writing Down Jewish Law

With the destruction of the Second Temple, the rabbis feared for the survival of Jewish life and practice. The Oral Law was written down for the first time to ensure it would always endure.

The Christmas Tree

A Jewish family comes home to discover their house festooned with holiday lights.

Online Anti-Semitism is Soaring

Foreign trolls and other extremists are targeting Jews on social media.

Is the Vatican Hiding the Menorah?

What happened to the menorah, the iconic Jewish symbol that once stood in the First and Second Temples?

Resisting the Nazis: Unknown Stories

A London exhibit highlights little known stories of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust.

Why Hanukkah: 4 Insights Everyone Should Know

Including the meaning of the oil and why turning it into the Jewish Christmas as antithetical to the holiday.

Saying Hello to Hanukkah

As a convert celebrating my first year of Jewish holidays, I can see that there's something in Judaism that is very much worth fighting for.

Why Only Hanukkah Is Celebrated as a Family

Judaism places the value of a happy marriage more than military victory, children more than soldiers, and the home more than the battlefield.

Dreidel: 5 Interesting Facts

A dizzying array of fascinating insights behind this iconic Jewish symbol.

Flames of Hope: The Power of Hanukkah

The menorah represents the faith and hope of the Jewish people that cannot be extinguished.

Jews and Chess: 7 Facts

Jews have long helped shape the game of chess.

Obama’s Revisionist ‘Promised Land’

In his new memoir, the former U.S. president misleads readers in a way that will forever shape their negative perspective of the Jewish state.

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