Hamas’s Secret Weapon

Hamas counts on Jewish compassion to compensate for their weakness.

Could You Ignore a Holocaust?

Without this quality, it's likely you would. With it, we can remain united.

For Being a Jew

Rabbi Akiva, Daniel Pearl and our three boys.

18 Days

Do not let our heightened sense of unity, love and connection die out with their deaths.

Were Our Prayers in Vain?

The entire Jewish world is plunged into mourning.

Mourning Together

We are a people who treasure life, surrounded by those who revere death.

A Nation United in Grief

With broken hearts we mourn with the three families.

Apologies to the Jewish People

Five apologies that Jews would rather hear than Gary Oldman’s.

Mock Eviction

Campus eviction notices are fake, but their anti-Semitism is real.

The Three Boys & the World

We are indeed one family. And one that dwells alone.

Strangers on a Train in Germany

Who was this kippah-clad, non-Jewish looking German sitting across from me?

Kidnapped Teens’ Families

Families of abducted Israeli teens refuse to succumb to despair.

The Kidnapping of Three Israeli Teens

How should Jews respond to crisis?

Velvele's Shoe

From the Death March to Israel, a piece of leather connects generations.

Almost Anonymous

Meet the man behind the some of the most well-known Jewish songs.

10 Things to Love about Being Jewish

Take a moment to appreciate this most precious gift.

Rabbi Berel Wein: Influences & Reflections

The notable historian describes some of the pivotal figures who shaped his outlook as a community rabbi.

Sinai’s Big Bang

An unparalleled boom of spiritual light and energy.

A Rare Pope Indeed

Only three popes out of 266 have been brave enough to make significant changes in the Church’s relationship with the Jews.

UCLA Thought Police

We need to stand up against attempts to bully and intimidate pro-Israel students on campus.

A Billion People Hate Me

Should the ADL global study on anti-Semitism be cause for alarm?

Revamping the Bar Mitzvah Experience

My bar mitzvah was a celebration of ignorance. It’s time to stop the charade.

Protecting Jews in Ukraine

Odessa's Jewish community leader speaks out on threats of violence. An Aish.com exclusive.

Growing Intimidation on Campus

Jewish students tell university administrators: stop hiding.

When Jews Do Bad

Is Donald Sterling’s racism worse because he’s a Jew?

Anti-Semitism Adapts and Thrives

The oldest hatred has assumed a new form for a new age: hostility to Zionism and Israel.

Anti-Semitism in America

The Kansas City JCC murders remind us that virulent anti-Semitism does exists in the United States.

Jews Leaving France

French anti-Semitism and French aliyah skyrocket on parallel tracks.

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.

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