Remembering Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Judaism's Ambassador

Rabbi Sacks was the voice I needed to hear 20 years ago when I was a university student in the UK.

Remembering Kristallnacht

A Holocaust survivor shares here terrifying memories of November 1938 pogroms in Germany.

Bringing Shabbat Home

In a world reeling from a global pandemic and a divisive US election, the Shabbat Project offers unity, optimism, and a much-needed break from the 24-hour news cycle.

Shabbat: The Space Between

A memorable Shabbat experience makes an everlasting impact.

The Truth about Jews and Kazakhstan

Don't believe Borat about Kazakhstan's hatred of Jews. The reality is rather different.

Burning the Talmud in Venice

October 31 marks the tragic anniversary of the end of a golden age of Hebrew books in Venice.

Lady Judith Montefiore: A Brief History

One of the great patrons of Jewish life supported Jews on three continents.

Jews and Pumpkins: 5 Surprising Facts

Plus two delicious pumpkin recipes with a Jewish twist.

The Transformative Power of Ideas

Judaism is a way of understanding the world and contains life-changing ideas.

Gal Gadot’s Favorite Jewish Prayer

The Israeli actress wakes up each morning with a prayer of thanks on her lips.

Coming Together Like Roots of Redwood Trees

Battling Covid-19 by sticking together, supporting each other and keeping strong.

Cleopatra and the Jews

7 little known facts about Cleopatra and the Jewish communities she ruled.

Working to Promote Holocaust-era Restitution Worldwide

An Aish.com interview with Cherrie Daniels, US State Dept. Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues.

Sukkot, Corona, and the Secret to Joy

A survivor's smile taught me how to experience joy during this pandemic.

Newark Minutemen: Fighting Nazis in New Jersey

When Jewish Boxers fought Nazis in the 1930s in America.

Meaningful Yom Kippur at Home

Focus on these major themes of the Day of Atonement.

Ramban’s Newly Discovered Prayer

Nachmanides was a tireless Jewish leader 800 years ago - his newly discovered prayer can inspire us today.

I Don't Want to Stand Out as a Jew Anymore

I’m afraid the diversity blanket spreading over America won’t cover me.

My Amazing Kosher Cruise Experience

We can’t wait to travel again with Kosherica on another memorable cruise vacation!

This Holocaust Survivor Isn't Going to Let the Pandemic Stop Kol Nidre

During this time of change we have the power to strengthen ourselves and find our way in.

King David: Four Relevant Takeaways for Today

As Yom Kippur approaches, here are inspiring lessons from this seminal figure.

Rosh Hashanah and The Abraham Accords

The first historic Abraham Accord happened more than three millennia ago. It's no coincidence it's part of the Rosh Hashanah Torah reading.

Jump the Barricade: An Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Message

The true WWII story of Berel Gartner's encounter with King George VI.

The Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and How to Prepare for the Big Day

A 20-minute in-depth exploration on the judgment of Rosh Hashanah and why it comes before Yom Kippur.

Rosh Hashanah: The Power to Transform Your Life

An in-depth talk on how to tap into the essence of Rosh Hashanah.

How the Rabbi of the Warsaw Ghetto is Giving Me Comfort Today

Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira’s book has helped me cope during the pandemic.

7 Jewish Expressions to Start Using Today

These Hebrew phrases convey timeless Jewish principles.

Fighting Anti-Semitism One Reader at a Time

Sometimes God sends you your next writing assignment.

The Last Jews of Yemen

The rescue of Yemenite Jews will bring an end to 3,000 years of Jewish life in the country.

Arson at the Delaware Chabad House

Anti-Semites may ignite fires in our shuls but they can't extinguish the fires in our souls.

Welcoming Shabbat on Zoom

People who never celebrated Shabbat are joining together each week to light candles, recite some prayers, sing and be inspired by one another.

Six Facts About Challah

Surprising ways that challah connects us with Jewish history.

Nissim Black on Jewish Pride

The Black Jewish rapper on the importance of forging a strong Jewish identity.

Jews and Belarus: 7 Facts

Jews have long played a pivotal role in Belarus.

12-Year-Old Jewish Hero of WWII

How teenage violin prodigy Motele Schlein single-handedly destroyed a Nazi SS unit.

A Safety Net for Holocaust Survivors during COVID-19

It is our responsibility to take care of survivors and offer them peace in their final years.

The 150-Year-Old Bris Pillow

Stitched in a Lithuanian shtetl, this family heirloom is miraculously unearthed right before my son’s circumcision.

Learning from Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

A long-ago lecture by Rabbi Steinsaltz inspired me to tap into 4,000 years of Jewish wisdom.

Why Do Jews Wear a Kippah?

4 ways wearing a kippah is like a wedding ring.

Jews and Pickles: 7 Facts

Pickles have long been a Jewish food. Here are some fascinating facts and recipes.

Jewish Rapper Responds to Wiley

Some British rapper full of hate tweeting dangerous views, makes me wonder if there’s any safe space for the Jews.

An Open Letter to Seth Rogen

Seth, you spent an hour of prime time savaging your fellow Jews, misrepresenting Jewish history, defaming Israel and Israelis, and slandering Judaism. What gives?

9 Common Jewish Symbols

And the history behind these common Jewish emblems.

Under Siege: Past and Present

What the siege of Jerusalem teaches us about the Covid-19 siege.

My Father's Holocaust Secret

When Holocaust survivor Aryeh Goldberg passed away, he left his son, Tzachi, his gold watch. On opening the box, Tzachi found an old black and white photo of two women hidden behind the watch.

Connecting on Zoom: Life Without the Temple

Living without a Temple is like living your life on Zoom – you're always craving for real connection.

Mourning the Old Normal

Take time to mourn the life we used to have.

Hiding from Nazis

For 200 days Tibor Spitz and his family hid in a hole during the freezing winter to evade the Nazis.

#JewishPrivilege

Being Jewish shouldn't be defined through suffering and negativity. Let's flip #JewishPrivilege to a positive.

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