The “New Germany” and the Kippah

The government’s recommendation not to wear a kippah everywhere is an appalling reminder of a Holocaust strategy that failed.

The Meaning of Some More Jewish Last Names

Common Jewish names can tell us a great deal about Jewish history and values.

The Jewish “King” of Lampedusa

The longest-running Yiddish play featured the incredible true story of a British Jewish hero of WWII.

My Disturbing Visit to US Campuses

On a visit to US colleges with Reservists on Duty, I found not only anti-Zionism but also mainstream anti-Semitism.

Herman Wouk and Jewish Tradition

The bestselling author was a staunch defender of Jewish life. He recently passed away at the age of 103.

Get Out: Jews & Elite American Universities

American universities have become hostile to Jews and it’s time for Jews to stop paying for them.

Unearthed Holocaust Mass Grave in Belarus Won’t Stop Building of Luxury Condos

The blood of 1,214 souls cries out. Do we not hear their voices?

Curious George’s Daring Escape from the Nazis

Hans and Margaret Rey, the German-Jewish couple who created Curious George, were living in Paris in 1940 when the Nazis were closing in.

How to Leave Your Mark on the World

A Jewish community rallies together to bury an elderly waiter at a local Kosher restaurant.

Inspirational Quotes about Jews and Israel

By non-Jewish writers, philosophers and politicians.

Smuggled Out of Kovno Ghetto in a Sack

Arik Brik was a young boy when he survived the Holocaust. He moved to Israel with his family where he reached great prominence.

Cinco de Mayo and Jewish Freedom

The holiday marks Mexico’s evolution into a haven for persecuted Jews.

The Jewish People Lives

There is no greater victory over the enemies of the Jewish people than living as proud, strong and connected Jews.

The Kaliver Rebbe, Rabbi of the Holocaust, Dies at Age 96

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub, who carried the scars and memory of the Holocaust, has died in Jerusalem aged 96.

Passover Shooting in California Synagogue

A gunman opened fire on Jews at prayer on the last day of Passover.

Passover and the Spanish Inquisition

Generations of secret Jews defied the Spanish Inquisition to celebrate Passover and other holidays.

The Last Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

Survivors testify about an epic Seder held in underground bunkers as the Nazis sought to liquidate the last Jews of Warsaw Ghetto.

Beginning the Journey to Mount Sinai

Freedom isn’t enough. You have to know where you want to go.

I’m Not a German; I’m a Jew: A Passover Video

Why do we celebrate that in every generation enemies will try to eradicate the Jews?

Passover in the Krakow Ghetto

My grandfather’s Passover Seder, hiding from Nazis.

The Purpose of Passover: The Next Chapter of the Jewish People’s Story

At the Seder you and your family are adding the next link of the chain to our unfinished story.

Bananas: 5 Surprising Jewish Facts

In celebration of World Banana Day, discover the Jewish connection to this delicious fruit.

Open Anti-Semitism at UNC and Duke Conference

Ami Horowitz is on the move at a Gaza conference organized by UNC and Duke University on the conflict in Gaza. Ami quickly discovers the thin veneer of anti-Israel sentiment hides an ocean of open anti-Semitism.

Flying while Jewish

Suspicion can fan the odor of intolerance.

Too Many Young Jews Think Judaism is Irrelevant

Speaking to Jewish high school students I was alarmed by their ignorance and indifference to Judaism.

When Emory Expelled Jews

The university has apologized for its shameful anti-Semitic treatment of Jewish dental students decades ago.

The Courage to Defy: Paul Gruninger Risked Everything to Rescue Jewish Refugees

How the football-playing Swiss policeman chose morality and compassion over his career.

Are Jews Too Powerful?

No, we are not powerful enough.

Photographing 830 Holocaust Survivors

John and Amy Israel Pregulman have made it their mission to help elderly Holocaust survivors.

The Silence of the Jews

As Jew-hatred increases and becomes more the norm, we must remember who we are.

This $99,000 Doesn’t Belong to Me

An inspiring true story about a Hasidic insurance broker and his decision to do the right thing. (AUDIO FIXED)

Capturing Adolf Eichmann

The true story behind one of the most famous covert missions in history.

Jews of Venice’s Ghetto

Confined to a tiny island, Venice’s Jews put on magnificent Purim shows for the whole city.

Standing Up to Jew-Hatred by Unmasking our Jewish Identity

Purim teaches us how to respond to anti-Semitism today.

What Are You Doing to Confront Anti-Semitism?

A crucial lesson from Mordechai and the story of Purim.

The Death of Stalin: The Untold Purim Story

Stalin planned to murder millions of Jews. Then the tables suddenly turned.

Ilhan Omar, the Benjamins and Purim Today

The Purim story’s warning of enemies who seek our destruction assumes such powerful relevance today.

Rabbi Yitzchak Abarbanel, Renaissance Man

An advisor to kings, Rabbi Don Yitzchak Abarbanel dedicated his life to helping Jews in Europe.

The Incredible Story of Joshua Bell’s Stradivarius

His violin witnessed the rescue of hundreds of Jews from Nazi Germany.

Belgium's Anti-Jewish Parade Float

The grotesquely anti-Semitic float in Belgium reflects growing anti-Jewish feeling.

Bella Abramovna and the Jewish People's University

This Soviet mathematician founded an underground Jewish university and was likely assassinated by the KGB.

No One Wants the Jews: Remembering the St. Louis

The ship set sail with over 900 Jewish refugees and was rebuffed by the United States and Canada.

L’Chaim: A Childless Holocaust Survivor Discovers He Has a Namesake

An inspiring true story about two Chaims and the miracle of life.

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