Jewish Identity: Are You In or Out?

Passover and the redemptive value of Jewish identity.

Mom to 150

Meet Rose Marchik, a Jewish foster mother who has cared for over 150 children.

Releasing Pollard

Justice demands that Pollard be released without regard to what Israel decides to do on the release of Arab prisoners.

Make Zack a Local Hero

You can help an amazing young, disabled man win a wheelchair van.

The Jews of Venezuela

Surrounded by chaos and danger, over half of the Jewish community has left. Meet one Jew who is staying.

The Oldest Man in America

My unforgettable visit with Alexander Imich who recently passed away at 111 years old.

Masbia: Reinventing the Soup Kitchen

A restaurant without a cash register.

Arafat Honored with Jewish Funding

Harvard Hillel and the Jewish Philanthropies pay for a student pilgrimage to the arch-terrorist’s burial shrine.

Shema Hashem: Remembering the Toulouse Tragedy

March 19, 2014, marks the second Yahrzeit of the shooting in Toulouse, France that killed Rabbi Sandler, two of his children, and a little girl.

Zhidovka: A Jew in Ukraine

As a child, that dreadful word Zhid echoed through my hometown. Don’t think the anti-Semitism is no longer there.

The Orthodox Community I Know

What do you envision when you think of the Orthodox Jewish community? Here’s an accurate portrayal based on real life experience.

One Tragedy Averted

A chilling Malaysia Air Flight 370 story.

12 Years a Slave & Esther

Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.

The Man at the Wall

Rabbi Meir Schuster introduced me to the beauty of Shabbat in Jerusalem. I never got the chance to thank him.

Iranian TV and Me

Iran’s graphic portrayal of the destruction of Israel.

Crisis of Affording a Jewish Day School

The real crisis is that as a community we don’t value Torah education as an end unto itself.

Yair Netanyahu & His Non-Jewish Girlfriend

Why would anyone care if he’s dating a Gentile?

Mincha at the Super Bowl

The most unlikely minyan of all.

5 Inspiring, Jewish Responses to Tragedy

These real people exemplify five Jewish responses to dealing with adversity.

A Grateful Jeff Jacoby

We are blessed by an amazing community.

Combatting Academic Bigotry against Israel

The best response to anti-Semitism is to deepen your pride in being Jewish.

5 Things I Learned from Rabbi Noah Weinberg

Insights into fixing oneself and fixing the world.

Jeff Jacoby’s Son Found

16 year old boy had been missing from Brookline home since Monday amid record cold weather, fliers handed out with picture.

A Prince Among Men

Discovering the secret source of my grandfather’s greatness.

Is Christmas Good For the Jews?

The greatest challenge to our faith is not another faith, but faithlessness.

Mandela and My Walk to Freedom

Amidst the crumbling of apartheid and playing rugby, I discovered the depth of Judaism.

The Vatican and the Temple Vessels

Is there any substance to the claim that the Church has in its possession vessels from the holy Temple?

Not Your Typical Kosher Restaurant

Jeff Aeder, the owner of Chicago’s hottest kosher restaurant, donates all the profits to charity.

Lauren’s Light

Honoring a vivacious life tragically cut short.

Saving Raphael Elisha

Sign this petition and help save a 6-year-old Jewish boy.

Mandela’s Complex Jewish Ties

South African leader's long relationship with community veered between supportive and hostile.

Pew & Jews Marrying Jews

According to the recent Pew study, 53% of Jews who recently married another Jew are orthodox.

Thanksgivukkah & American Jews Colossal Blunder

Has Hanukkah in America become a testament to assimilation?

The Knockout Game

A number of Jews have been victims of this frightening new trend.

Kidney to Spare?

Do we need to experience pain ourselves before we can really understand the pain of others?

Reversing Pew

I served shrimp at my wedding and enjoyed Saturdays at the mall. I didn’t know any better. But I do now.

Swastikas in New York

Jewish students face ongoing anti-Semitism and no one is doing anything about it.

Curing Jewish Ignorance

Too many Jews are turning their back on something they don’t even know. I was one of them.

Alzheimer's Rosh Hashanah Lesson

The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.

Partly Jewish?

Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.

An African Revolution

The transformational Shabbos Project fires the soul of a community.

Introducing Aish Webinars

Live, stimulating online seminars by top Aish authors and lecturers, in conjunction with Jewish Workshops.

Paul Reichmann: Millions of Lights

One of the greatest philanthropists of the century passes away.

The Rabbi & the Delinquent

A true story about the power of love.

Are Jews Brainwashed?

At the Bronx Youth Poetry Slam, a young Jew defends his beliefs.

The Real Jewish Day School Crisis

The American Jewish day school system has failed in epic proportions.

Why Bother Being Jewish?

Most Jews lack basic Jewish literacy. You can’t abandon what you never had in the first place.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Torah’s Commander-in-Chief

The Jewish world mourns the loss of one of the greatest Torah leaders of the generation.


Hebrew school for the 21st century.

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