Jewish Strength is Not in Their Numbers

Don’t count Jews; count their vast contributions.

Parents to 200 Kids

Yehudah and Rikki Kohn are giving some of Israel’s most vulnerable kids a second start at life.

13 Questions Every Jewish Student Should Ask Prospective Colleges

A helpful guide for Jewish high school students checking out various universities.

Selma Engel, Witness to Sobibor

Woman who told the world about the secret death camp passes away at age 96.

Pray for Couple Shot in Ofra and Their Baby Who’s Fighting for his Life

Family of couple shot by terrorists urges for prayers amid a ‘Hanukkah miracle’ that a worse tragedy was averted.

Jerusalem: Holiest City to Whom?

The Jewish people’s unique relationship with Jerusalem.

The Holocaust Menorah

A moving photo and the menorah that bears testimony to the eternal Jewish nation.

Choosing Life is My Revenge

In just under a year, the EMT course in Rabbi Raziel Shevach’s memory has trained 33 new paramedics, including his widow.

How a Hurricane Relief Mission Prepared Me for Chanukah

The devastation was immense. What could we really do to help?

The Gold-Winning Jewish Wrestler of the Nazi Games

Karoly Karpati’s legacy of strength, Jewish pride and inspiration.

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.

The Missile Barely Missed Me

What others call 'post trauma' is what I call life.

A Response to Recent Tragedies: 8 Questions for 8 Nights

How can we counter the darkness and bring light to the world?

Back to Berlin

An eclectic group of Jewish motorcyclists, representing Israel and the Maccabiah Games, travel across Europe to Germany, facing past and present demons.

Is Jerusalem Israel's Rightful Capital?

Jerusalem is arguably the longest, continuous capital of any people on earth.

Dramatic New Archeological Finds at Tel Beit Shemesh

The impressive discoveries shed light on a core biblical concept: brit, or covenant.

Ben and Jerry’s in Israel: Don’t Boycott Us

The Israeli company has nothing to do with the decisions of the international brand.

How the Jews Changed the World and We Don’t Even Know It

This Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks to the Jewish people.

That So-Called ‘Violent’ El Al Flight

There was no violence, El Al lied to the passengers and refuses to take responsibility. But we did have an amazing Shabbos.

The Root Cause of Anti-Semitism

Judaism’s traditional explanation to the world’s longest hatred.

Living Under Fire in Southern Israel

We moved here to build a good life and we are here to stay.

Keeping American Jews Jewish

American Jews don’t have to fear hate as much as they have to fear love.

Making Israel Proud in Abu Dhabi

An Aish.com exclusive interview with Israel’s gold-winning Judoku champion, Sagi Muki.

Nas Daily: How One Man Built the Fastest Ambulance

The must-see viral video about Israeli ambulance service United Hatzalah.

Sir Moses Montefiore: A Brief History

He was a protector of the Jewish People and builder of the Land of Israel.

Guns are Not Enough: True Protection after Pittsburgh

In addition to physical security, anti-Semitism requires a spiritual response.

Coming Home from Ramallah

Machmud Ibn esh Sharif was in for the shock of his life. An incredible, true story.

Come Home: A Breathtaking Music Video about Israel

After 2000 years of exile we are finally back home in our land. It’s time to come home.

What is a Jew?

A religion? Nation? Race? Culture?

#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.

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