My Israel Summer Blog, #2: Night on the Town

My walk through Mea Shearim challenged me to reconsider how I dress.

My Israel Summer Blog, #1: Confronting My Hatred of Religious Jews

My negative Jewish experiences as a child were preventing me from taking a fresh look at Judaism.

The Israeli Heart

Why I stand with Israel.

The Volunteers: Answering the Call of History

From 1946 - 1949, Jews from around the world volunteered to help build and defend the State of Israel.


Living the Israeli dream.

Who Else But Israel

Israeli field hospital carries on inspiring work in Japan.

Top 63+1 Reasons I love Israel

The top 63-plus-one new reasons I love Israel, in no particular order.

Israel Wave Your Flag's video sensation celebrating Israel's birthday!

The Second Exodus

We had just seven days to get out of Egypt.

Tamar Fogel Speaks Out

The 12-year-old girl who discovered her murdered family in Itamar speaks out.

Saving an Arab Baby

IDF paramedics save life of an Arab woman giving birth in settlement where Fogel relatives were sitting shiva.

The Last Time

A song about the terrorist massacre in Itamar.

The Mercaz HaRav Massacre

How does one experience great joy on what for me is the saddest day of the year?

Saving Enid

A tireless activist for Soviet Jews now needs a lifeline of her own.

How Can You Defend Israel?

Why I'm proud to stand up for Israel.

Mountain Biking Rehabilitation

Shimon Schocken's rides of hope.

Facing Death Twice

Rabbi Uriel Malka, age 32, was working as a chaplain in the Prisons Service and died tragically in Israel's worst fire.

One Incredible Week in Israel

Participants from around the world fly to Israel to study and tour with

Nov 29, 1947: The Story of a Vote

Eyewitness accounts of the November 1947 UN vote to partition Mandate Palestine into two states.

Remember Sderot

A ‘disproportionate’ victim in Sderot.

Israel Innovation

Bringing prosperity to the Jewish people and the world.

Death Trap

The situation seemed hopeless. We were sitting ducks inside a tin, rolling coffin.

Israeli Defense

Maj. (Res.) Dr. Yehuda David is on a lifetime mission to defend Israel and its soldiers.

The Prime Ministers’ Man

Adviser to five Israeli leaders, Yehuda Avner shares his perspective on Israel and what it means to be a Jew.

Echoes of a Shofar

The remarkable men who blew the shofar at the end of Yom Kippur at the Western Wall before the founding of the State of Israel.

The Happiest People on Earth

Canada and Israel are tied for eighth place. Surprised? Don't be.

My Road Less Traveled

At the height of our professional careers, we gave it all up to start over again in Israel.

From Bedouin Shepherd to Israeli Diplomat

Ishmael Khaldi tells what it's really like being a minority in Israel.

Start-Up Nation

How seven million people surrounded by enemies created innovation magic.

The Kiss of History

My daughter discovered the oldest known writing in Jerusalem.

No Dogs and Israelis

Anti-Semitism is moving into the mainstream.

A Simple Song for Israel

Israel stands for Peace.

Thank You, First Sergeant A.

A letter to Israel's Navy Seals who bear Jewish history’s burden on their shoulders.

7 Questions with Danny Ayalon

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister speaks about Jewish values, the Iranian threat, and evangelical Christians.

Cleantech Israel

10 reasons Israel is a cleantech leader.

Do It Now

Sometimes there are no second chances.

Serving My Country

Why this fourth-generation American moved to Israel and joined the Israel Defense Forces.

Seven Questions: Mother’s Pain, Mother’s Pride

Miriam Peretz paid an enormous sacrifice – twice -- in defense of Israel.

Rebuilding Jerusalem

No matter how Mrs. Clinton may scold, the Jewish people are rebuilding Jerusalem.

Heroes of Israel: Bankrupting Terror

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is the voice of the victims.

Dream Doctors

Medical clowns in Israeli hospitals are making a real difference.

7 Questions: From Phishhead to Israeli Army

David Sussman's brush with death changed his life

Zeidy's Prayer

How divine providence connected my great grandfather, father, and daughter across generations and continents.

Why Make Aliyah

For a Jew, there is no better place than Israel.

The Stoning

An Israeli soldier saves a five-year-old Arab girl's life.

The Cleaning Lady

Lessons from a move halfway across the world.

Daring Rescues

Remembering the most crucial mission of Danny Kellman’s life.

Aliyah Chronicles #10: The Next Move

In Israel, our willingness to take risks have grown.

A Time to be Born

You never know when you'll be part of a miracle.

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