Israel at 73

The story of Israel is the wondrous realization of a 3,500-year link among a land, a faith, a language, a people, and a vision.

Israel: Defying the Odds

A small place making a big difference.

The Miracle of Israel

Israel’s return to its homeland after 2,000 years of exile - an event completely unique in the annals of history – is miraculous.

A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People

From an early age, I asked God, “Why was I created a Muslim?”

The Problem with Holocaust Education

A generation of Holocaust classes has apparently done nothing to stem the rise of anti-Jewish hatred.

Untold Story of Jewish Women Resisting Nazis

Judy Batalion’s new book documents Jewish women who fought Nazis during WWII.

Hiding in a Vegetable Bin Saved Their Lives

Lila Millen and her sister endured two years of terror and starvation in the Warsaw Ghetto, and were saved by a righteous gentile.

A Holocaust Survivor’s Last Request

My grandfather insisted on being buried in his Auschwitz uniform.

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 Soviet Campaign to Eliminate Passover

“Red Haggadahs” were published in the 1920s with the explicit goal of replacing belief in God with faith in Communist Russia.

Matzah: Bread of Affliction, Bread of Liberation

Symbol of slavery or freedom? Exploring the seeming contradictory meanings of this ancient bread.

Torn Page of History: A Passover Message

Jewish boys in hiding receive a message of hope that they would never forget.

Next Year in Berlin, Ach du Lieber

Eighty-two years after my mother’s hurried departure, my son and his family are moving to Berlin. I’m struggling to accept it.

Celebrating Passover After the First Year of Covid-19

How do we celebrate when our lives are still filled with so much sadness? The nation's very first Passover provides an answer.

Dazzling Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Found In Cave of Horror

The Israel Antiquity Authority beat looters to caves in the Judean desert and discovered 2,000 year old biblical artifacts among other historical treasures.

Baking Matzah Photo Essay

Get an inside look at a Jerusalem matzah bakery with these amazing photos.

The Ochberg Orphans: Saving 197 Jewish Orphans

Marking the 100th anniversary of Isaac Ochberg’s remarkable rescue mission.

Liberating Dachau

Having participated in the liberation of Dachau during World War II, Joe Sacco inspired his son to write a book that bears witness to the atrocities he encountered.

Make it an IKEA Passover

Because the more you put your own personal effort into something, the more you'll love it.

Israel’s Marathon Dream

As a boy in Ethiopia, Girmaw Amare dreamed that one day he would represent Israel as a runner in the Olympics. Now his dream is within reach.

The Pope, Abraham and the Significance of Ur

The Pope’s pilgrimage to the city of Abraham’s birth sparks the question: what is the Jewish significance of this ancient city?

6 Little-Known Jewish Languages

Jewish communities around the world created their own language.

The Unique Phenomenon of the IDF's Lone Soldier

What motivates young men and women from all over the world to volunteer for military service so far from their homes?

Behind the Scenes with Jewish Rapper Nissim Black

Hear the story of Nissim Black's life and the story behind his music.

The First Druze Attack Navigator in the Israeli Air Force

Over a distinguished career, Lieutenant Col. A had fought in the Second Lebanon War, Operations Pillar of Defense and Protective Edge. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

Discovering What Happened to My Great-Grandfather in the Holocaust

A new memorial helped me learn about his deportation to the Lodz Ghetto 80 years ago.

Daring Exploits of the Man who Brought 120,000 Jews to Israel

Like Queen Esther, Shlomo Hillel risked his life to miraculously save Jews of Babylonia, a province of Ancient Persia.

PODCAST: The Value of Value-Driven Leadership: An Interview with Rabbi Steven Burg

The CEO of Aish HaTorah discusses his insights on Jewish leadership and the necessity to stand up for all Jews.

PHOTO ESSAY: Purim in Jerusalem!

Experience some of the festive joy and unified spirit on the streets of Jerusalem during Purim.

Queen Esther's 6 Lessons for Today

Timeless messages that Esther wanted every man, woman and child to hear.

Purim’s Lesson on How to Defeat the Enemy: Keep Calm and Carry On

A year ago we put on masks for Purim and haven't taken them off. Don’t panic.

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 Therapeutic Joy of Purim

You defeat fear by joy. You conquer terror by collective celebration.

SNL’s Unfunny Anti-Israel Joke

The show falsely accused Israel of only vaccinating Jews; the reality is far different.

C Is For Connection, Not Cancel Culture

This Purim, build bridges to Jews different than you.

Arab Nurse Recites Shema to Jewish Patient Dying of COVID

Ibrahim Mahir learned about the Jewish prayer at university. He recently used his knowledge to perform a meaningful act of kindness.

Not Just Purim: Five Extraordinary Stories of Miraculous Redemption

Jewish communities around the world that were saved from the brink of destruction.

Jerusalem in Snow: Amazing Photos

Experience the magic of Jerusalem covered in snow.

Yes, Moses Speaks Directly to Me

I am not just connected to my roots. I am living them.

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.

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