What’s Really Wrong with the Insulting “Jewish Man’s Rebellion” Essay

Don’t minimize the inherent difficulties in inter-faith marriage.

Our Brothers

Inspired by a true story, a non-religious former IDF soldier has an eye-opening conversation with an Orthodox man.

95-Year-Old Survivor Still Cooking Up a Storm

Margit Kirsche and her husband Sandor survived Auschwitz and opened the first kosher food emporium in Chicago.

11 Quintessential Jewish Jokes

Some old and some new, and all have an underlying point.

Jewish Comedians and Splitting the Sea

A surprising answer to why so many Jews become comedians.

April 1st and the Jews

For the Jewish people, April Fool’s Day has been marked by some decidedly non-funny events.

The Blood Libel Against Mendel Beilis

An overview of the notorious 1913 ritual murder trial in Kiev, known as the "Beilis Affair".

The Rothschilds: Separating Fact from Fiction

A glimpse behind the illustrious, philanthropic family.

An Unusual Journey: Eating Kosher on Russian Airline

A small reminder of the miraculous nature of existence of the Jewish people.

Blaming Jews for Snow

Just in time for the historical season of blood libels.

Jews and Perfume

Eight little known facts about Jews and perfume, from ancient times to today.

Jews and the Irish Potato Famine

During Ireland’s hour of greatest need, Jews donated more aid than anyone in the world.

Dear Hebrew School Teachers, I Want a Refund

Three ways I feel you let me down and how you can do way better.

Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism in the U.S.

1,986 anti-Semitic crimes were reported, a 57% increase on the previous year.

Saving Benny and Josh: Turning Tragedy into Purpose

Jennie and Gary Landsman are doing everything they can to help find a cure to their sons’ rare and fatal disease.

Native Americans and the Jews

Whether or not Native Americans are one of the lost tribes of Israel, the strange parallels between them and the Jews are intriguing.

My Inspiring Uber Ride in LA

A Jewish teen changes the life of a disengaged Uber driver.

Sentenced to Death in Iran

A Jewish grandmother is denied asylum in the Netherlands. She is hoping for a Purim miracle.

Queen Esther and 6 Other Extraordinary Jewish Women

Jewish history abounds with strong Jewish women who ensured the survival of the Jewish people.

Mordechai, Reincarnation & Jewish Pride

The response to a world filled with anti-Semitism must be pride, not submission.

Torah and the Mormon Snowboarder

Why was a small Australian ski town plastered with signs, “Torah is the best”?

Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

Four Jewish students and a teacher murdered along with 12 other victims.

Darkness and Light in Florida

Seventeen candles in our backyard were extinguished. We owe them our best effort to make our light burn brighter.

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

Hanging with the Chabad rabbi and eating Kosher Pad-Thai.

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

Representing the State of Israel in the Skeleton Sled competition, AJ Edelman puts his Torah-observance above all.

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

Every week a group of elderly retired Jews hold Shabbat dinners at Wendy’s. It’s beautiful but is this the best we can do for them?

Lost Synagogues of New York City

Photographs and history of shuls that have been turned into churches and community centers.

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

It is inaccurate to say “Polish death camps” but the new law is an attempt to deny any complicity and the long history of Polish anti-Semitism.

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

Ken Spiro’s new book explores why the Jewish people, a tiny nation, plays such a huge role in history.

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

Including three Jewish owners and the Jewish general manager.

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

One of the greatest cyclists of all time risked his life to save thousands of Jews.

Roman Vishniac: Picturing a World

A snapshot of the life of the famed photographer.

It All Began with "You Dirty Kike"

I am no longer ignoring the ignorance.

Mosque Vandalism: The Jewish Connection

There are hateful people, but also simple-minded misguided ones. And they can change.

Nazi Havens in South America

Secret files reveal 9,000 Nazi war criminals fled to South America after WWII.

My Friend's Tragic Death in Costa Rica

I went to camp with Ari Weiss. My friends and I can’t believe he’s gone.

Jews and Coffee: 8 Little-Known Facts

Including the surprising origins of the Maxwell House Haggadah.

Rachel Freier: The Hasidic Superwoman Of Night Court

An interview with the trailblazing 52-year-old mother and grandmother who is the first Hasidic woman to be elected as a judge.

Jews' Acts Matter

One self-absorbed guy gets a chance to relive his day.

8 Interesting Facts about Donuts

Israelis consume 24 million donuts a year.

Rabbi Shteinman, Humble Giant

Serving God and the Jewish people for 104 full years.

Carrying the Torch: The Menorah and the Eternal Jewish People

The Arch of Titus reminds us what is the secret of the Jews' immortality.

Anti-Semitism on the Rise

According to a number of recent reports, English-speaking nations with large Jewish populations are experiencing record high levels of anti-Semitism.

Why I Became a Day School Proponent

Despite my concerns, sending my kids to day school has been crucial to their Jewish identity.

102-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Meets His Nephew for First Time

Eliyahu Pietruszka thought his entire family had died. Watch the moving video of him meeting the nephew he didn't know existed.

Receive Weekly Israel Update Emails

Sign up to our Israel Update Jewsletter.

Our privacy policy