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.

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.

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.

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.

Internment Camps in Scotland

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

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.

8 Ways to Celebrate Your Jewish Birthday

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

Born in Berlin, 1943

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

My Grandfather Survived the Killing Fields of Ukraine

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

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.

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.

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.

How to Talk to a Neo-Nazi

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

Real-Life “Fauda” Spy Passes Away

Renowned Israeli spy Isaac Shoshan infiltrated Arab communities for years.

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.

Conspiracies, Jews, and the Jewish State

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

Eliezer Ben-Yehuda: Father of Modern-Day Hebrew

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Online Anti-Semitism is Soaring

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

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.

Is the Vatican Hiding the Menorah?

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

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.

Resisting the Nazis: Unknown Stories

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

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.

Oldest Greek Holocaust Survivor Passes Away

Esther Cohen, a survivor of Auschwitz, died at the age of 96. This is her story.

Jews in Exile, Making their Way Home

I am grateful that despite years of oppression, Soviet leaders were not able to erase the yearning for our spiritual inheritance.

Remembering Rabbi Hertzel Schechter

Beloved teacher, role model, and sweet singer of Israel.

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.

Synagogue at Babi Yar

There are new plans to build a synagogue at the site of a horrific Nazi massacre of Jews.

This Scares Me More Than Antisemitism

The statistical threat of antisemitism pales in comparison to the damage we are doing to ourselves that is spurring the disappearance of our people.

Nazi’s Grandson Reaches Out to Apologize

Thomas Edelmann apologized to Hanna Eherenreich, the granddaughter of the Jewish businessman victimized by his Nazi grandfather.

Dreams Never Dreamed: Shalva's Beacon of Hope

A story of courageous and pioneering parents, and the institution they created that is an overwhelming force of good.

Why Are the Jewish People Compared to Stars?

Each of us is a source of incomparable radiant light.

A Rabbi’s Confession: What I Discovered by Not Going to Shul

I prayed and learned Torah at home, but there was no way I could replace the communal aspect that only a synagogue supplies.

Remembering Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Judaism's Ambassador

Rabbi Sacks was the voice I needed to hear 20 years ago when I was a university student in the UK.

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