New App Revolutionizes the Art of Giving

Falling on hard times, Jerry Latinik responded by finding ways of helping others. His vision sparked a revolution in kindness. .

Kippahs to the Rescue

One Jewish family is turning kippahs into hundreds of face masks to help the homeless.

The Silver Platter: Establishing the State of Israel

24,000 Israeli soldiers have sacrificed their lives for the protection of the Jewish state.

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Kidney Transplant Champion Dies at 55

Rabbi Heber helped facilitate over 800 kidney transplants in Israel and around the world.

Covid-19 and the Messiah

No one knows when the final redemption will come, but the only way to be ready is to yearn for that period of peace, harmony, and universal God-consciousness.

How Coronavirus is Upending Orthodox Jewish Traditions

Hundreds of Orthodox Jews are estimated to have died in Brooklyn. A heart-rending video on how the pandemic is changing their longstanding rituals.

Jewish Partisan Hero Dies of Coronavirus

Benjamin Levin fought Nazis with Jewish partisans called The Avengers.

The Survivors’ Talmud: When the US Army Printed the Talmud

With the help of the US Army, Jewish Holocaust survivors printed copies of the Talmud.

Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust

Two thought provoking videos on faith after the Holocaust.

The Sirens of Rabbi Akiva: Corona and Sefirat HaOmer

The death of Rabbi Akiva’s disciples that has an eerie resonance of the pandemic we face today.

Addressing Biblical Criticism: A Critique of the Documentary Hypothesis

An in-depth examination of the story of the Flood yields numerous faults of the source-critical approach.

6 Amazing Jewish Nurses

These Jewish nurses made the world a better place.

The Last Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

Passover 1943, an act of great spiritual defiance.

This Passover, Stay Home and Stay Safe

An important message that can help save lives.

Rejoicing during Corona: How to Make this an Incredible Passover

Don't be enslaved by what could have been. Focus on the joy instead.

Passover and the Eleventh Plague

The linkage between Passover and Tisha B'Av offers us tremendous hope and comfort in this tragic time.

Bring Shabbat Home: Live Pre-Shabbat Event

This is a time to rally together in unity. Don't miss this event, hosted by Charlie Harary.

Becoming a Dad during the COVID-19 Crisis

In truth, we are all creations of crisis.

Evidence for the Exodus

Examining the historicity of the biblical exodus.

The First Quarantine in Egypt

Why the Jewish people could not leave their homes Passover night.

Famous NY Mohel Passes Away from COVID-19

Rabbi Romi Cohn saved 56 Jewish families during WWII and embodied Jewish values.

One Rabbi's Dream to Close All Shuls

Rabbi SR Hirsch wrote that closing "all synagogues by Jewish hands would constitute the strongest protest against the abandonment of the Torah in home and life."

Coronavirus: A Time for Kindness

An inspiring true story about the compassion of others.

Looking for God: A Lesson from a Survivor

Everything can stripped away from us, except our choice.

Let Aish Say Kaddish for You

A solution for those who presently can no longer say kaddish in a minyan for a loved one.

Eradicating Polio: When Two Jewish Researchers Changed the World

Dr. Jonas Salk and Dr. Albert Sabin invented vaccines against polio.

Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits on the Coronavirus

The following address was given to Aish HaTorah staff around the world through a zoom call.

Yeshiva University Takes the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney by Storm

Despite the coronavirus, the Maccabees advance to the Sweet Sixteen. Aish.com exclusive interview with Head Coach Elliot Steinmetz.

My Name was My Mask

Like Esther, I hid my Jewish identity and saw the underbelly of anti-Semitism.

Wise Men of Chelm: Fact and Fiction

The mythical comic town of Chelm was a beloved staple of Yiddish literature.

Fighting Anti-Semitism, Both Left and Right

Contemporary anti-Semitic libel of the Jewish State parallels classic anti-Semitism against Jews.

Ethiopian Jew who Helped Mossad Save Jews

Takele Mekonen bravely partnered with the Mossad to help smuggle countless fellow Ethiopian Jews to freedom in Israel. He is now a successful tech executive in Israel.

Purim at Goebbels’ Castle

On March 8, 1945, a group of American soldiers observed Purim in Rheydt, Germany, vanquishing a modern-day Haman.

The Bomb Threat at My Kids’ School

A bomb threat made us value Jewish education more than ever.

Vengeance is Mine

The Allied Forces gave the Jewish boys in Prague a gift: baseball bats and a group of captured Nazis.

The Life and Times of Glikl bas Leyb: a 17th-Century Woman for the Ages

Nearly 300 years after her death, Glikl has become an unlikely literary celebrity.

Stranded in London, Ontario

You never know the impact of one act of kindness.

Anti-Jewish Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

Additions to a major dictionary show that anti-Jewish slurs are becoming more common.

Orthodox Athlete Missing the Olympics

Despite her Olympic dreams being dashed, Estee Ackerman is still an Olympic champion proudly representing the Jewish people.

Lena Bryant's Legacy: Inspiring True Story

The Jewish fashion pioneer changed the way women dressed and did business.

Top 5 Reasons to Learn Hebrew

Why you should sign up to Aish Academy’s just-launched online Hebrew Ulpan course.

What I Learned from Rabbi Noah Weinberg

How writing his biography and immersing myself in the life of Rabbi Weinberg changed my life.

Red Sea Spies: The True Story

Far from being passive victims, it was the Ethiopian Jews' incredible heroism, sacrifice and steadfast commitment that enabled them to be saved.

At the White House for Release of Trump’s Peace Plan: A Historic Day, No Matter the Outcome

On the day after we marked the liberation from Auschwitz, I had goosebumps sitting in the East Room of the White House.

Blaming Jews for Murder: Modern Blood Libel

Jews have been blamed for violence in cases where they’ve been victims or tried to help.

Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines

Over poker games and whiskey, a group of idealistic men hatched a plan to rescue 1,200 Jews.

Auschwitz 75 Years Later: Universal Lessons

With the global resurgence of anti-Semitic incitement, violence and terror, these are the crucial lessons we must take to heart.

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