Does the Holocaust Still Matter?

Crucial lessons for humanity to remember always.

Cambodian Princess Has a Bat Mitzvah

Elior Koroghli, a member of the Cambodian Royal Family and an Orthodox Jew, recently celebrated her Bat Mitzvah, the first of its kind in Cambodia.

All Jewish History in Under 18 Minutes

Jewish history for ridiculously busy people.

(Anti-)Orthodox

The media always seems to miss the big story about Orthodox Jews.

Ishay Ribo: The Great Harmonizer

Ishay Ribo’s star is rising, and with it comes a message of hope, faith, and unity.

6 Common Foods Popularized by Jews

Common foods whose popularity was spread by Jews.

For God's Sake, Wake Up

Confronting anti-Semitism requires empowering the next generation with knowledge and Jewish wisdom that engenders Jewish pride and strength.

5 Reasons Why “Daf Yomi” Electrifies the Jewish World

A quarter-million people celebrate Siyum Hashas – completing the 7-year daily Talmud study cycle.

Jewish and Proud

Monday, January 6, is “Jewish and Proud” Day in the United States.

Torah Is Food for the Soul: Celebrating the Completion of Learning the Talmud

We defeat the anti-Semites by embracing Torah stronger and dedicating ourselves to share it with our brothers and sisters.

Kosher Wine: The Rise and Fall of Manischewitz

Kosher wine is no longer a joke. These days it’s winning awards and accolades.

Orthodox Rabbi and Non-Religious Jew Share One Goal

These two former Israelis have formed an improbable partnership to tackle the worrying threat of assimilation.

The Monsey Hanukkah Horror

We Jews, descendants of the Maccabees, need to become more Jewish, not less Jewish.

Guatemala Loves Israel – the Inside Story

On my visit to see Israeli relief work in Guatemala, I was bowled over by the country's great affection for the Jewish State.

Jews of Monsey Will Not Be Cowed

Less than 24 hours after the attack, Jews sang and danced, celebrating the dedication of a new Torah scroll.

Daf Yomi and Hanukkah: Becoming Engaged Jews

Enemies of the Jewish people try to get us to forget the Torah. Engaging in Torah learning ensures we remember it.

The Rock from Dachau

When you light your menorah, you’re never alone.

I'll Take 300,000 Donuts Please

Israel's second largest donut buyer is an unsung hero who hands out Hanukkah treats to the poor.

Hanukkah and the Secret to Jewish Survival

The Greeks tried to stop us from being Jewish. The battle isn't over yet.

Hanukkah is Jewish Pride Week

On Hanukkah, we proclaim our difference with special enthusiasm, refusing a ‘woke’ form of universalism which does not allow for Jewish distinctiveness.

My Shiva Visit with the Ferencz Sisters in Jersey City

I wanted to express that I cared and that the whole of our nation mourns along with them.

Hanukkah In Bergen Belsen

The improbable true story of finding a menorah in a sea of dark despair.

Is Hanukkah a Religiously Significant Holiday?

Hanukkah is far more than the Jewish Christmas. It is the holiday of the spiritual survival of the Jewish people.

Nathaniel Felber's Rehabilitation and First Smile Since the Attack

The US-born Israeli soldier is making great strides in his rehabilitation since the terrorist attack last year, but it is a long and arduous process.

Shtisel Complicated My Judaism

Exposure to the closed, marginalized culture on the small screen made me realize how important it is to build bridges to the ultra-Orthodox.

Nu, Jersey City?

Dealing with crisis intervention and trauma in the wake of the murderous attack.

New Jersey Kosher Market Shooting

A little-known cult is behind the targeted attack of the kosher supermarket in New Jersey.

An Arab Zionist's Harrowing Odyssey

Egyptian-born Hussein Aboubakr was 14 when he discovered much of what he was told about Israel was a lie. Today he wants Arabs to understand what Israel really stands for.

Michael Schudrich: Rabbi to Poland’s Jews, the Living and the Dead

Since 1989, thousands of Poles have discovered their Jewish roots and are free to pursue what it means to be a Jew.

Spoons from Auschwitz

With my elderly father, a survivor, a message of resilience and hope at NYC’s Museum of Jewish Heritage exhibit, “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.”

Jeremy Corbyn’s Pro-Palestinian Defender

A Marxist philosopher peddles in anti-Semitic tropes.

Did the French Hijack a Jewish Heritage Site?

The controversy behind Jerusalem’s Tomb of the Kings.

Don’t Put Me in a Box: The Death of Nuance

One day we will all be placed in a box; let’s enrich our lives by not putting ourselves or others in one until then.

7 Amazing Jewish Converts

Inspiring stories from those who joined the Jewish people.

Disabled IDF Soldier Broke Marathon Record with Prosthetic Leg

Eitan Hermon lost a leg in the Second Lebanon War and was told he'd never run again.

Jewish Foods You've Probably Never Heard Of

Many Jewish foods developed from economic necessity and were a way for poor communities to create something tasty from very little.

9 Israeli Innovations Featured in TIME's 100 Best Inventions of 2019

Israelis are playing a major role in making the world “better, smarter, and even a little more fun.”

I'm Not Apologizing for Being a Jew

In Canada, I'm standing for what’s right. And if that makes me the enemy, then so be it. I will not apologize for that.

Arabs and Muslims Standing Against Anti-Semitism

Three recent cases of Arabs and Muslims taking a brave stand against anti-Jewish hatred.

Only in Israel: Saving a Life and a Man's Livelihood

When a medic was injured, Israelis flocked to help save his business.

New York Times Whitewashes Terrorism

When the media hides the violent annihilationist goals and acts of Islamic Jihad.

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