My Son’s First Shiva Visit

Seeing his teacher mourn for her murdered brother chipped away at my boy’s innocence, but it also carved open a window.

The Truth About Israel & Apartheid

The comparison of Israel to an apartheid state is not only false, but also insulting to real victims of apartheid in South Africa.

My Inspiring Uber Ride in LA

A Jewish teen changes the life of a disengaged Uber driver.

Sentenced to Death in Iran

A Jewish grandmother is denied asylum in the Netherlands. She is hoping for a Purim miracle.

The Olive Branch on the Temple Mount

Two American Congressmen discover it’s a crime to bend down and pick an olive branch on this sacred spot.

Queen Esther and 6 Other Extraordinary Jewish Women

Jewish history abounds with strong Jewish women who ensured the survival of the Jewish people.

Mordechai, Reincarnation & Jewish Pride

The response to a world filled with anti-Semitism must be pride, not submission.

Torah and the Mormon Snowboarder

Why was a small Australian ski town plastered with signs, “Torah is the best”?

Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

Four Jewish students and a teacher murdered along with 12 other victims.

Darkness and Light in Florida

Seventeen candles in our backyard were extinguished. We owe them our best effort to make our light burn brighter.

Who’s Responsible for the Mess in Gaza?

Experts see no way to alleviate the economic crisis. Except, you know, not spending billions of dollars on trying to murder Jews.

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

Hanging with the Chabad rabbi and eating Kosher Pad-Thai.

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

Representing the State of Israel in the Skeleton Sled competition, AJ Edelman puts his Torah-observance above all.

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

Every week a group of elderly retired Jews hold Shabbat dinners at Wendy’s. It’s beautiful but is this the best we can do for them?

Am I the Enemy?

Mark Halawa grew up as a Muslim in Kuwait. During a conversation with a rabbi he discovered he was a Jew.

The Cape Town Water Crisis and Hating Israel

Demonstrating the irrationality of hatred, Cape Town rejected Israel’s offer to help forestall their crisis.

How to Talk About Israel’s African-Migrant Crisis

Switzerland, too, is toughening its stance on Eritreans—and no one is calling it a Gestapo state.

Lost Synagogues of New York City

Photographs and history of shuls that have been turned into churches and community centers.

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

It is inaccurate to say “Polish death camps” but the new law is an attempt to deny any complicity and the long history of Polish anti-Semitism.

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

Ken Spiro’s new book explores why the Jewish people, a tiny nation, plays such a huge role in history.

God is with the Mothers

My incredible experience on the top of Masada.

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

Including three Jewish owners and the Jewish general manager.

Why No Peace?

A new book analyzes the various components of the Middle East conflict from its historic, biblical, Koranic, legal and political aspects.

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

One of the greatest cyclists of all time risked his life to save thousands of Jews.

Roman Vishniac: Picturing a World

A snapshot of the life of the famed photographer.

The Z Word

Why this non-Jew from a center-left political background has made it his mission to teach people about Zionism.

Banning Spielberg in Lebanon

Citing Spielberg’s nebulous “ties to Israel”, authorities have ruled that The Post cannot be shown anywhere in the country.

One Million Children in Israel Go to Bed Hungry

Poverty in Israel is the highest rate in the developed world.

Mosque Vandalism: The Jewish Connection

There are hateful people, but also simple-minded misguided ones. And they can change.

Golda Meir, on the Palestinians

The following op-ed by Golda Meir was printed in The New York Times 42 years ago.

Nazi Havens in South America

Secret files reveal 9,000 Nazi war criminals fled to South America after WWII.

10 Ways Israel Is Treated Differently

Israel is treated according to a totally different standard than other countries in the international system.

My Friend's Tragic Death in Costa Rica

I went to camp with Ari Weiss. My friends and I can’t believe he’s gone.

Jews and Coffee: 8 Little-Known Facts

Including the surprising origins of the Maxwell House Haggadah.

Rachel Freier: The Hasidic Superwoman Of Night Court

An interview with the trailblazing 52-year-old mother and grandmother who is the first Hasidic woman to be elected as a judge.

10 Basic Facts about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

For the sake of clarity, don’t neglect to consider these fundamental facts.

America Standing Alone and Proud at the UN

America will put our embassy in Jerusalem... it is the right thing to do. No vote in the United Nations will make any difference on that.

Jews' Acts Matter

One self-absorbed guy gets a chance to relive his day.

Duped: How Distorted Images Damage Israel

Doctored and distorted images by anti-Israel activists get widely disseminated.

The Truth about Jerusalem

In the last 2000 years empires came and left, conquered colonized and occupied Jerusalem - but they have never turned it into their capital.

At 104, Rabbi Shteinman Died Too Young

His love for fellow Jews was at the core of his beliefs.

8 Interesting Facts about Donuts

Israelis consume 24 million donuts a year.

Rabbi Shteinman, Humble Giant

Serving God and the Jewish people for 104 full years.

Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: A Historic Watershed

It is the Jews alone for whom Jerusalem is at the core of their religious faith.

Jerusalem: Stating the Obvious

I greeted the diplomatic news with a shrug.

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