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My First War: The Aliyah Chronicles #6

Missile threat in New Jersey? Is this really happening to my life?

Care Packages to Gaza

Lifting the spirits of Israeli soldiers.

The First of the Fallen

I was introduced to Dvir at his funeral.

Every Soldier a Hero

The inspiring story of the hero of the Merkaz Harav massacre.

We Are All Sderot

A missile exploded just 100 meters from my home and suddenly I care about the people of Sderot.

The Aliyah Chronicles #5: My American Children in Israel

Moving to Israel has been a great lesson in parenting.

Running Out of Gas: The Aliyah Chronicles #4

My terrifying moment as a new immigrant with minimal Hebrew language skills.

The Golden Boy

However one measures strength, Shai Haim is a very strong man.

Funeral for Baruch

Instead of crying, a reason to sing.

Not In Kansas Anymore

Somewhere over the rainbow I landed in the land of Israel

Playgrounds in Sderot

Welcome to the first playground in the world that is properly protected from falling rockets.

Transient Souls: The Aliyah Chronicles #3

Moving to Israel is a daunting, if not a downright crazy task to accomplish.

Heroes on the Border

How do we respond when a Hezbollah killer goes free?

Out of the Mouth of Roni

How an 8-year-old is holding down the borders of Israel.

The Aliyah Chronicles: Saying Good-Bye

You can't transport to Israel all the piles of stuff that have defined your life for so long. What stays and what goes?

Thank You, Hero

Wednesday's hero helped us realize that education to valor is not some kind of old-fashioned luxury, but rather, it's a necessity of life.

My Response to Terror

Five years ago I needed to do something in response – so I moved to Israel. But that doesn't work anymore.

When Rockets Go Slam

In Israel, nobody expects miracles, but everybody takes them for granted.

A Soldier and an Old Woman

In Israel's darkest moment, outnumbered and surrounded by enemies, an old woman sees what no one else can see.

A Blizzard in Shilo

Longing for redemption; longing for home.

Only in Israel

The joys of living with the family.

Just Words

It's no accident that we should be repeatedly compelled to explain our presence, to have to figure out what we're doing here.

My Israeli Army Experience

This really is an army like no other.

In the Hands of the Enemy

An exclusive interview with Benny Regev, brother of captive soldier, Eldad Regev.

Israel: The Gateway of Hope

The Jewish connection with Israel goes back 4,000 years to the first recorded syllables of Jewish time.

Israel at 60

There are no answers, only improvisations.

Israel Diplomacy

Ethiopian diplomat gives Israel a new look.

Torn from the Heart

When there are no words, we can reach out through tears.

United in Tears

What matters is that we cry and never stop caring.

The Candle of God

Neria Cohen, 15, was the youngest of the eight victims. His father is a beloved teacher at Aish HaTorah's Hesder program.

Shock and Solidarity in Sderot

A day in the life of a Sderot social worker.

Nowhere To Run

One woman's experience of Israel's national nightmare.

Israel's Bride

The Sharansky wedding in Jerusalem highlighted the real victory of our Soviet Jewry protests.

Standing with Israel

Roz Rothstein wants you to stand up and defend the Jewish people.

Jerusalem of White

Gone are Iran, and Gaza, and Syria. All out of sight, out of mind, for one night and one day.

My Cab Ride to Beirut

Sometimes the greatest journey is to travel beyond your fear of the unknown.

Inside Sderot

Arabs from Gaza are barraging residents of Sderot with steel rockets. An insider's view.

Only in Jerusalem

Despite my mother's warning, I spoke to a stranger and had one of the most powerful experiences of my life.

Their Light Remembered

A bittersweet Chanukah.

Disappearance of Bishop Tutu

Where is Desmond Tutu when my people in Sudan call out for freedom?

Slouching Toward Narcissism

How did we go from being a society that cared -- to one that is increasingly so callous?

A Light in the Darkness

A personal account of an act of kindness bestowed upon 600 weary Israeli soldiers.

Close to the Edge

Feeling abandoned by their countrymen, the residents of Sderot have endured over 2,000 rocket attacks.

Choosing Between Courage and Despair

The divide between the mass of Israelis who are deeply patriotic and the elites who have lost faith is a critical issue.

Adi's Dream

Hosting a victim of terror changed our lives.

A Father's Reality of War

Personal recollections from the Second Lebanon War.

Hope for Life

Last summer, one family miraculously survived a direct hit to their home.

Remembering the Captured Soldiers

The moment we forget Gilad, Eldad, and Udi, they're lost.

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