Becoming a Jew: All the Perks of Membership

Becoming Jewish is a wonderful journey, but it isn’t always easy.

Alexander Hamilton and the Jews

The surprising and extensive connections the Founding Father had with the Jews.

The Year of the Vilna Gaon

Long after most of its once-vibrant Jewish community is gone, Lithuania is embracing the legacy of the Vilna Gaon.

Israel’s COVID-19 Innovation

Even during this most difficult time, Israel is living up to its name as the start-up nation.

NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins on his Love for Torah and All Things Jewish

In his inspiring address to NCSY's Jewish Student Union graduates, the quarterback urges everyone to take the Torah seriously.

Jeopardy Winner Covers Her Hair on National TV

Meggie Kwait competed on the game show as a proud observant Jew.

Israel's Northern Landscapes

The north of Israel as you’ve never seen it before, covered in blankets of green, blooming anemone fields, and glorious mountains.

Think about Taking a Gap Year In Israel

Now may be the ideal time to spend a year learning in Jerusalem.

Captives of Hamas

Bereaved families rally to bring their sons home.

Heroic Soviet Prisoner of Zion

The valiant courage of Sylva Zalmanson. Marking the 50th anniversary of Operation Wedding.

Violins of Hope: Telling Holocaust Stories Through Music

Niv Ashkenazi's new album featuring instruments and music by composers that were affected by the Holocaust.

No Jewish Camp this Summer, Now What?

Camp changed my life. It can still change yours even if there’s no camp this summer.

Zoom Bombed: Take a Stand Against Racism and Anti-Semitism

A bunch of racists crashed our erev Shabbat program. It has emboldened us.

Frontlines Everywhere

Not all heroes wear capes or medical garb. Many are completely unseen and their praises go unsung.

How Covid-19 Brought Me and My Hasidic Neighbors Together

For years I felt rejected by my Hasidic neighbors. The pandemic changed all that.

I'm Deferring Harvard to Attend Yeshiva in Israel Next Year

With many universities planning to hold virtual classes next year, I'm taking advantage of the opportunity to spend a gap year in Israel.

Iranian Waiting for Political Asylum in Israel

Neda Amin, an Iranian journalist who made it to Israel and claimed political asylum to save her life, speaks to Aish readers.

Remembering Rabbi Norman Lamm

A grief-stricken testimonial by a lifelong admirer, devotee and friend.

Millions are Blaming Jews for Coronavirus

One out of five English people believe Jews are behind the coronavirus pandemic.

The Jewish Future Pledge: Ensuring Young Donors Give to Jewish Causes

The Jewish Future Pledge calls on Jews to give 50% of charitable contributions to Jewish or Israel-related organizations.

Islamic Terrorism: From Libel to Bloodshed

What role does radical Islamist ideology and lies about Israeli schemes for the Temple Mount play in Palestinian terrorism?

The Hidden Message in Hinei Ma Tov

Jewish unity despite our differences is a prerequisite for accepting the Torah. How do we attain it?

My Battle with Covid-19

5 ways my life was changed by my 26-day battle with the virus.

Infusing Passion in Your Judaism

This Shavuot make the investment and watch your connection grow.

The Jewish Response to COVID-19

Stay Safe. Stay Kind: A small sampling of the outpouring of kindness amongst Jews around the world.

Stop Judging How Others are Responding to the Pandemic

We should be coming together during this time, not splitting apart.

Photographing the Secret World of Chassidic Jews

A glimpse of Agnieszka Traczewska's exquisite photographs.

Why Celebrate Jerusalem Day?

The two-millennia love affair of the Jewish People.

Does Media Bias Against Israel Still Matter?

The slanted headlines and stories by The New York Times are important not because they turn most Americans against Israel, but because they influence Jewish opinion.

The Muslim Holocaust Researcher

Prof. Mehnaz Afridi, a Pakistani Muslim, has been the director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center in New York for the past decade.

Sky-High Anti-Semitism and Increased Jewish Pride

2019 saw the highest levels of anti-Semitism in the US on record. American Jews are responding with Jewish pride.

6 Ways Not to Let Isolation Get You Down

Lockdown is no picnic, but there are simple things everyone can do to keep their spirits up.

Covid-19 in the Shadows of the Holocaust

Children of survivors gain inspiration from their forebears.

In Prague, Jewish Tombstones Used as Paving Stones

A pedestrian square in the heart of Europe is found to be paved with Jewish headstones.

Israel: A Quick Tour through Breath-Taking Photos

In honor of Yom HaAtzmaut, take a journey through the land of Israel.

Covid-19 and the Messiah

No one knows when the final redemption will come, but the only way to be ready is to yearn for that period of peace, harmony, and universal God-consciousness.

Kippahs to the Rescue

One Jewish family is turning kippahs into hundreds of face masks to help the homeless.

New App Revolutionizes the Art of Giving

Falling on hard times, Jerry Latinik responded by finding ways of helping others. His vision sparked a revolution in kindness. .

The Silver Platter: Establishing the State of Israel

24,000 Israeli soldiers have sacrificed their lives for the protection of the Jewish state.

Israeli Widows Speak

This year, widows of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism will be embraced by Zoom rather than in crowded cemeteries. But the pain remains the same.

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