Sir Isaac Newton and Judaism

The scientist’s recently disclosed private papers reveal his deep reverence for ancient Jewish wisdom.

The Best Way to Fight Negative Jewish Stereotypes

Kiddush Hashem is the mitzvah for our generation.

Male Bonding in Israel

90 Jewish men from around the world who made their way through Israel on a personal journey for meaning and significance.

Team Caleb: Perpetuating Our Friend's Legacy

When their friend was diagnosed with cancer, a group of teens sprang into action and raised significant funds for charity.

The Missing Israeli Flags

Arabs came to the protest in Tel Aviv because they oppose the very existence of a Jewish state, including its most innocuous symbol.

After Buchenwald: Sparks from an Ancient Scroll

Rabbi Hershel Schacter, the first rabbi to enter Buchenwald, and the survivor who renounced his faith in God.

In a Bomb Shelter in Southern Israel

What it’s like to be awakened by a 'Code Red' siren alerting you to the incoming Palestinian missile.

Why We Stayed on our Birthright

Instead of responsibly hearing from both sides, they chose to hear a one-sided narrative from the Palestinian perspective.

Critics of Nation-State Law Misunderstand Israel’s Constitutional System

The new law isn’t meant to be read in isolation, but in concert with other Basic Laws enshrining Israel’s democratic system and fundamental human rights.

Shuls of New York City

My journey back to Judaism lead me to helping Holocaust survivors and creating a book of 613 photos of shuls in the five boroughs.

Palestinian Jihad: Interviews with Failed Suicide Bombers

A must-see but hard to watch video. Viewer discretion is advised.

Swastika on Indiana Synagogue

Indiana is experiencing an uptick in anti-Semitic incidents like the rest of the country.

Blaming Israel for Saving Lives

New York Times blames Israel for creating more friction with Syria by saving 400 Syrian civilians.

Shulem Lemmer: Jerusalem of Gold

Get a taste of the Belzer Hasidic singer who was discovered by Universal Music.

Origins of the Word Palestine

We often hear claims that Palestinians are "native" or indigenous to the land of Israel, but does history back this up? It's worth taking a look.

Institutionalizing Anti-Semitism in UK’s Labour Party

The real task is to start telling the British public that everything they hear about Israel from the media and intelligentsia is a lie.

The "If Only Israel" Syndrome

The misguided notion that if only Israel did this or that, peace would be at hand.

Israel's Security Checkpoints and Border Wall: A Reality Check

The disruption and inconvenience is offset by the lives being saved.

Intermarriage & Judaism: What to Consider Before Leaving the Fold

Answers appealing to guilt aren’t effective. One needs to know why it’s in his best interest to marry a Jew.

When My Son’s Car Broke Down Outside Kiryat Joel

If you get upset at a fellow Jew, remember this story.

Mahler’s Niece & the Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra

A century ago, one of Europe's great musicians tried to erase her Jewish heritage. Instead, she heroically saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

Jewish Morocco Revisited

Morocco’s modern-day monarchy has incredible admiration for its historic Jewish community which dates back to the first century.

Anti-Semitism Pushing France's Jews to Consider Israel Move

A wave of hate crime against Jews is forcing many to wrestle with their identity and consider what had once been unimaginable to them – moving to Israel.

Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots

I was all shook up in Mississippi.

Palestine Soccer Team and Other Appropriations of Jewish History

Galloway’s willful misreading of Jewish soccer history is just the latest example of twisting historical facts.

The Last Jew of Peki’in

Peki'in has had a Jewish presence since the Second Temple period, until Arab riots in the 1930s. Meet the remaining member of the Zinatis, the only family who returned.

Israel Is Losing the Social Media War

Military supremacy is no longer enough. The war of words can matter more than bullets.

Israeli Supreme Court Justice’s Compassionate Remarks to Sexual-Assault Victim

There is no reason for you to assume a pinch—not even an ounce—of guilt or shame.

Prince William and “Occupied Palestinian Territories”

The Jewish people’s roots in eastern Jerusalem go back thousands of years, long before any Arab claims.

Farewell to Charles Krauthammer

The great political commentator was articulate, brave and dignified, and an outspoken champion of Israel.

PODCAST: Is Social Media Replacing My Real-Life Community?

Rabbi Berel Wein on how engaging with the real world benefits us all.

Kaddish War

A fitting tribute to a genuine hero.

Art of Revelation: From Destruction to Creation

After a tragic fire, Yoram Raanan, a renowned Israeli painter, brings Torah to life through his magnificent works of art on the weekly Torah portion.

The Lemmings and the Jews

Why are so many Jews willing to side with our executioners and side with those who openly seek our destruction?

Five Key Strategies to Defending Israel

Effective hasbara war strategies from the front lines.

The Last Surviving Flight Crew Member who Saved Yemenite Jews in 1949

Capt. Elgen Long, a 90-year-old from Oregon, was recently honored as a “hero of Israel and the Jewish people.”

The Heroes of Outpost 107

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

Sowing Seeds of Israel-Hatred at Jewish Summer Camp

A subversive grassroots program is training camp counselors to present an anti-Israel agenda to campers.

Why History Still Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War

Without understanding what happened in the past, it’s impossible to grasp where we are today.

Oprah Meets a Black Hasidic Family

Oprah sits down with Dinah Abrahamson and her children, Sarah and Yosef, one of few black Hasidic families in Crown Heights.

We're Royalty Too

I always dreamed of being a princess. Until I realized I already am.

How Michael Chabon Ambushed My Graduation

As I heard Chabon’s simplified takedown of my country, the room began to spin.

As Gazans Attack Border Crossing, It’s Israel, Not Hamas, Coming to Their Aid

Israel is working around the clock to keep the crossing open and functional, despite Hamas’ own attacks on it.

Seeing the Light unto the Nations

Taking note of the recent praise three presidents and one businessman recently gave to Israel.

Next Year in Jerusalem?

Next year in Jerusalem – L’shanah haba b’Yerushalayim!

Seven Reasons to Visit Israel

Why you and your family should visit the Jewish state as soon as possible.

The Secret to Effective Jewish Outreach

My Jewish role models never made me feel I was far from anything. They made me feel whole and utterly special simply for being Jewish.

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