5 Reasons Why “Daf Yomi” Electrifies the Jewish World

A quarter-million people celebrate Siyum Hashas – completing the 7-year daily Talmud study cycle.

Jewish and Proud

Monday, January 6, is “Jewish and Proud” Day in the United States.

Torah Is Food for the Soul: Celebrating the Completion of Learning the Talmud

We defeat the anti-Semites by embracing Torah stronger and dedicating ourselves to share it with our brothers and sisters.

Kosher Wine: The Rise and Fall of Manischewitz

Kosher wine is no longer a joke. These days it’s winning awards and accolades.

Orthodox Rabbi and Non-Religious Jew Share One Goal

These two former Israelis have formed an improbable partnership to tackle the worrying threat of assimilation.

The Monsey Hanukkah Horror

We Jews, descendants of the Maccabees, need to become more Jewish, not less Jewish.

Guatemala Loves Israel – the Inside Story

On my visit to see Israeli relief work in Guatemala, I was bowled over by the country's great affection for the Jewish State.

Jews of Monsey Will Not Be Cowed

Less than 24 hours after the attack, Jews sang and danced, celebrating the dedication of a new Torah scroll.

Daf Yomi and Hanukkah: Becoming Engaged Jews

Enemies of the Jewish people try to get us to forget the Torah. Engaging in Torah learning ensures we remember it.

The Rock from Dachau

When you light your menorah, you’re never alone.

I'll Take 300,000 Donuts Please

Israel's second largest donut buyer is an unsung hero who hands out Hanukkah treats to the poor.

LIVE BROADCAST: Super Bowl Halftime for Torah

Learn with Rabbis YY Jacobson, Eytan Feiner and Yoel Gold in the middle of the big game.

Hanukkah and the Secret to Jewish Survival

The Greeks tried to stop us from being Jewish. The battle isn't over yet.

Hanukkah is Jewish Pride Week

On Hanukkah, we proclaim our difference with special enthusiasm, refusing a ‘woke’ form of universalism which does not allow for Jewish distinctiveness.

My Shiva Visit with the Ferencz Sisters in Jersey City

I wanted to express that I cared and that the whole of our nation mourns along with them.

Hanukkah In Bergen Belsen

The improbable true story of finding a menorah in a sea of dark despair.

Is Hanukkah a Religiously Significant Holiday?

Hanukkah is far more than the Jewish Christmas. It is the holiday of the spiritual survival of the Jewish people.

Nathaniel Felber's Rehabilitation and First Smile Since the Attack

The US-born Israeli soldier is making great strides in his rehabilitation since the terrorist attack last year, but it is a long and arduous process.

Shtisel Complicated My Judaism

Exposure to the closed, marginalized culture on the small screen made me realize how important it is to build bridges to the ultra-Orthodox.

Nu, Jersey City?

Dealing with crisis intervention and trauma in the wake of the murderous attack.

New Jersey Kosher Market Shooting

A little-known cult is behind the targeted attack of the kosher supermarket in New Jersey.

An Arab Zionist's Harrowing Odyssey

Egyptian-born Hussein Aboubakr was 14 when he discovered much of what he was told about Israel was a lie. Today he wants Arabs to understand what Israel really stands for.

Michael Schudrich: Rabbi to Poland’s Jews, the Living and the Dead

Since 1989, thousands of Poles have discovered their Jewish roots and are free to pursue what it means to be a Jew.

Spoons from Auschwitz

With my elderly father, a survivor, a message of resilience and hope at NYC’s Museum of Jewish Heritage exhibit, “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.”

Jeremy Corbyn’s Pro-Palestinian Defender

A Marxist philosopher peddles in anti-Semitic tropes.

Did the French Hijack a Jewish Heritage Site?

The controversy behind Jerusalem’s Tomb of the Kings.

Don’t Put Me in a Box: The Death of Nuance

One day we will all be placed in a box; let’s enrich our lives by not putting ourselves or others in one until then.

7 Amazing Jewish Converts

Inspiring stories from those who joined the Jewish people.

Disabled IDF Soldier Broke Marathon Record with Prosthetic Leg

Eitan Hermon lost a leg in the Second Lebanon War and was told he'd never run again.

Jewish Foods You've Probably Never Heard Of

Many Jewish foods developed from economic necessity and were a way for poor communities to create something tasty from very little.

9 Israeli Innovations Featured in TIME's 100 Best Inventions of 2019

Israelis are playing a major role in making the world “better, smarter, and even a little more fun.”

I'm Not Apologizing for Being a Jew

In Canada, I'm standing for what’s right. And if that makes me the enemy, then so be it. I will not apologize for that.

Arabs and Muslims Standing Against Anti-Semitism

Three recent cases of Arabs and Muslims taking a brave stand against anti-Jewish hatred.

Only in Israel: Saving a Life and a Man's Livelihood

When a medic was injured, Israelis flocked to help save his business.

New York Times Whitewashes Terrorism

When the media hides the violent annihilationist goals and acts of Islamic Jihad.

Tzfat: The City of Air and Kabbalah

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

Lion of Jerusalem: Transforming Israel's Capital

An exclusive Aish.com interview with Moshe Lion, the mayor of Jerusalem.

A Special Double Wedding In Israel, When the Rockets Rained Down

A bride and groom share their big day with another couple whose wedding plans were cancelled due to rocket fire, with the hall owners covering the extra costs.

Israeli Tech Tackles Water Crisis

The new documentary, Sustainable Nation, follows the stories of three Israelis who are changing the world with water technology.

British Public Figures Call Jeremy Corbyn an Anti-Semite

24 influential Brits have taken a stand not to support the anti-Semitic politician, despite the political costs.

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Reclaiming Jewish Identity from Anti-Semitism

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

Pico-Robertson: Story of a Torah Boomtown

How Aish Los Angeles helped transform a Jewish neighborhood.

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.

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.

The Jewish People's Blockchain and the Accuracy of the Torah

Long before the advent of Bitcoin, the Torah blockchain has proved to be robust and enduring.

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