Israel the Startup Nation

What is the secret behind Israel’s phenomenal innovation?

Herman Wouk and Jewish Tradition

The bestselling author was a staunch defender of Jewish life. He recently passed away at the age of 103.

The Jewish “King” of Lampedusa

The longest-running Yiddish play featured the incredible true story of a British Jewish hero of WWII.

Get Out: Jews & Elite American Universities

American universities have become hostile to Jews and it’s time for Jews to stop paying for them.

Why Don’t You Support Israel?

Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world, and the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state?

Curious George’s Daring Escape from the Nazis

Hans and Margaret Rey, the German-Jewish couple who created Curious George, were living in Paris in 1940 when the Nazis were closing in.

How to Leave Your Mark on the World

A Jewish community rallies together to bury an elderly waiter at a local Kosher restaurant.

Yom HaAtzmaut’s Inspiring Torch Lighters

An inspirational soldier, a doctor with cerebral palsy and a foster mother to 52 kids define Israel’s spirit to overcome.

Jumping into the Abyss and Moving to Israel

It’s been six years since we buckled up on the most insane roller coaster ride of our lives.

The Tragic Story of Dan Givon: A Yom Hazikaron Remembrance

A week after receiving his wings in the Israeli air force, Dan fought in The Six Day War. He was killed defending Jerusalem.

430 Rockets Launched Against Israel in 24 Hours

Forcing 2.5 million Israelis to seek cover in their bomb shelters and homes.

HaLamed Heh: The 35 Israeli Soldiers Who Never Returned Home

In January 1948 35 brave young men set out on a daring mission to protect and relieve the besieged inhabitants of Gush Etzion. None of them made it back.

Grandson of Mengele Twin Moves to Israel and is a Paratrooper in the IDF

Eva Slonim was a victim of Mengele’s horrific experiments in Auschwitz. Her grandson Ronen’s revenge is proudly defending the Jewish People.

Inspirational Quotes about Jews and Israel

By non-Jewish writers, philosophers and politicians.

The Connection between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism

Anti-Zionism is the latest mutations of the world’s longest hate.

An Ordinary Israeli Hero

My moving encounter with an old Israeli soldier.

Cinco de Mayo and Jewish Freedom

The holiday marks Mexico’s evolution into a haven for persecuted Jews.

The Kaliver Rebbe, Rabbi of the Holocaust, Dies at Age 96

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub, who carried the scars and memory of the Holocaust, has died in Jerusalem aged 96.

Freeing Russian Jewry: The Refuseniks

The campaign to free the Jews of the USSR grew into a global phenomenon that motivated Jews across the world to fight for their fellow Jews. With incredible results.

Smuggled Out of Kovno Ghetto in a Sack

Arik Brik was a young boy when he survived the Holocaust. He moved to Israel with his family where he reached great prominence.

Passover Shooting in California Synagogue

A gunman opened fire on Jews at prayer on the last day of Passover.

10 Ways Israel is Saving Planet Earth

This Earth Day, a look into how Israeli advances are helping battle climate change and pollution around the world.

The Last Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

Survivors testify about an epic Seder held in underground bunkers as the Nazis sought to liquidate the last Jews of Warsaw Ghetto.

Passover and the Spanish Inquisition

Generations of secret Jews defied the Spanish Inquisition to celebrate Passover and other holidays.

Open Anti-Semitism at UNC and Duke Conference

Ami Horowitz is on the move at a Gaza conference organized by UNC and Duke University on the conflict in Gaza. Ami quickly discovers the thin veneer of anti-Israel sentiment hides an ocean of open anti-Semitism.

Beginning the Journey to Mount Sinai

Freedom isn’t enough. You have to know where you want to go.

Bananas: 5 Surprising Jewish Facts

In celebration of World Banana Day, discover the Jewish connection to this delicious fruit.

Passover in the Krakow Ghetto

My grandfather’s Passover Seder, hiding from Nazis.

I’m Not a German; I’m a Jew: A Passover Video

Why do we celebrate that in every generation enemies will try to eradicate the Jews?

Flying while Jewish

Suspicion can fan the odor of intolerance.

The Life, Death and Burial of Zachary Baumel

After 37 years, remains of Brooklyn born IDF soldier is brought home.

Zachary Baumel’s Burial

The entire nation came together to mourn.

Too Many Young Jews Think Judaism is Irrelevant

Speaking to Jewish high school students I was alarmed by their ignorance and indifference to Judaism.

The Courage to Defy: Paul Gruninger Risked Everything to Rescue Jewish Refugees

How the football-playing Swiss policeman chose morality and compassion over his career.

Bible Era Seal Unearthed below Jerusalem Car Park

The tiny clay impression dates back over 2,600 years and bears the name, mentioned in the Bible, of a royal aide to King Josiah.

Resolution 181: The Zionist Dream Comes True

In 1947 the UN voted to create an Arab state alongside a Jewish one in what was Mandate Palestine. What happened?

Photographing 830 Holocaust Survivors

John and Amy Israel Pregulman have made it their mission to help elderly Holocaust survivors.

When Emory Expelled Jews

The university has apologized for its shameful anti-Semitic treatment of Jewish dental students decades ago.

The Golan Heights: 5 Facts

A short guide to the history and strategic value of the Golan Heights.

The Silence of the Jews

As Jew-hatred increases and becomes more the norm, we must remember who we are.

Rafi Eitan: 5 Fascinating Things to Know

The man who captured Eichmann fought tirelessly for the Jewish people.

IDF Unit Raises Money to Save Soldier’s Life

Weeks after getting engaged, Mendel Gordon, an American lone soldier, discovered he had cancer. His band of brothers sprang into action.

This $99,000 Doesn’t Belong to Me

An inspiring true story about a Hasidic insurance broker and his decision to do the right thing. (AUDIO FIXED)

Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger, Murdered in Terror Attack, Built Bridges between Israelis

His heroic efforts caused the terrorist to flee. He leaves behind his wife and 12 children and a unique yeshiva.

What Are You Doing to Confront Anti-Semitism?

A crucial lesson from Mordechai and the story of Purim.

Jews of Venice’s Ghetto

Confined to a tiny island, Venice’s Jews put on magnificent Purim shows for the whole city.

Ilhan Omar, the Benjamins and Purim Today

The Purim story’s warning of enemies who seek our destruction assumes such powerful relevance today.

Yamit: Exchanging Land for Peace

With the Camp David Accords, Israel promised to return the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt. One community refused to leave their homes.

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