King Saul: King of Poland for a Day

The incredible story of Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen, who briefly occupied the throne of Poland in 1587.

Uncle Mordechai's Scars

Through his mother’s quick thinking, my uncle survived the Holocaust. But the older he got, the more reclusive he became.

Israel’s Biggest Diplomatic Event Sends Powerful Message

Why Jerusalem is the right place to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Want Zionism To Survive? Keep It Simple.

Rather than reveling in nuance and complexity, we should tell ourselves a simple story of national and religious pride.

I Am a Jew: Bari Weiss's Powerful Speech

The Jewish people were not put on Earth to be anti-anti-Semites. We were put on Earth to be Jews.

The State of American Jewry

A review of "The New American Judaism: How Jews Practice Their Religion Today"

Cambodian Princess Has a Bat Mitzvah

Elior Koroghli, a member of the Cambodian Royal Family and an Orthodox Jew, recently celebrated her Bat Mitzvah, the first of its kind in Cambodia.

All Jewish History in Under 18 Minutes

Jewish history for ridiculously busy people.

(Anti-)Orthodox

The media always seems to miss the big story about Orthodox Jews.

Jewish and Proud

Monday, January 6, is “Jewish and Proud” Day in the United States.

5 Reasons Why “Daf Yomi” Electrifies the Jewish World

A quarter-million people celebrate Siyum Hashas – completing the 7-year daily Talmud study cycle.

6 Common Foods Popularized by Jews

Common foods whose popularity was spread by Jews.

For God's Sake, Wake Up

Confronting anti-Semitism requires empowering the next generation with knowledge and Jewish wisdom that engenders Jewish pride and strength.

Torah Is Food for the Soul: Celebrating the Completion of Learning the Talmud

We defeat the anti-Semites by embracing Torah stronger and dedicating ourselves to share it with our brothers and sisters.

Jews of Monsey Will Not Be Cowed

Less than 24 hours after the attack, Jews sang and danced, celebrating the dedication of a new Torah scroll.

Orthodox Rabbi and Non-Religious Jew Share One Goal

These two former Israelis have formed an improbable partnership to tackle the worrying threat of assimilation.

The Monsey Hanukkah Horror

We Jews, descendants of the Maccabees, need to become more Jewish, not less Jewish.

Daf Yomi and Hanukkah: Becoming Engaged Jews

Enemies of the Jewish people try to get us to forget the Torah. Engaging in Torah learning ensures we remember it.

The Rock from Dachau

When you light your menorah, you’re never alone.

Kosher Wine: The Rise and Fall of Manischewitz

Kosher wine is no longer a joke. These days it’s winning awards and accolades.

Guatemala Loves Israel – the Inside Story

On my visit to see Israeli relief work in Guatemala, I was bowled over by the country's great affection for the Jewish State.

“You’re a Jew!”: Germany's Controversial Ad Campaign

A German ad campaign shines a light on a common slur.

Hanukkah is Jewish Pride Week

On Hanukkah, we proclaim our difference with special enthusiasm, refusing a ‘woke’ form of universalism which does not allow for Jewish distinctiveness.

Hanukkah and the Secret to Jewish Survival

The Greeks tried to stop us from being Jewish. The battle isn't over yet.

My Shiva Visit with the Ferencz Sisters in Jersey City

I wanted to express that I cared and that the whole of our nation mourns along with them.

Nu, Jersey City?

Dealing with crisis intervention and trauma in the wake of the murderous attack.

Is Hanukkah a Religiously Significant Holiday?

Hanukkah is far more than the Jewish Christmas. It is the holiday of the spiritual survival of the Jewish people.

Hanukkah In Bergen Belsen

The improbable true story of finding a menorah in a sea of dark despair.

What is a Mensch?: The Inspiring Story of Armitron CEO Eugen Gluck

The incredible legacy behind Armitron watches.

New Jersey Kosher Market Shooting

A little-known cult is behind the targeted attack of the kosher supermarket in New Jersey.

Shtisel Complicated My Judaism

Exposure to the closed, marginalized culture on the small screen made me realize how important it is to build bridges to the ultra-Orthodox.

Michael Schudrich: Rabbi to Poland’s Jews, the Living and the Dead

Since 1989, thousands of Poles have discovered their Jewish roots and are free to pursue what it means to be a Jew.

Spoons from Auschwitz

With my elderly father, a survivor, a message of resilience and hope at NYC’s Museum of Jewish Heritage exhibit, “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.”

Don’t Put Me in a Box: The Death of Nuance

One day we will all be placed in a box; let’s enrich our lives by not putting ourselves or others in one until then.

I'm Not Apologizing for Being a Jew

In Canada, I'm standing for what’s right. And if that makes me the enemy, then so be it. I will not apologize for that.

Arabs and Muslims Standing Against Anti-Semitism

Three recent cases of Arabs and Muslims taking a brave stand against anti-Jewish hatred.

7 Amazing Jewish Converts

Inspiring stories from those who joined the Jewish people.

Jewish Foods You've Probably Never Heard Of

Many Jewish foods developed from economic necessity and were a way for poor communities to create something tasty from very little.

British Public Figures Call Jeremy Corbyn an Anti-Semite

24 influential Brits have taken a stand not to support the anti-Semitic politician, despite the political costs.

Reclaiming Jewish Identity from Anti-Semitism

Defining Jewish identity through joy and celebration, not pain and persecution.

Pico-Robertson: Story of a Torah Boomtown

How Aish Los Angeles helped transform a Jewish neighborhood.

From Ethiopia to Israel: Sharon Shalom's Epic Story

As an 8-year-old boy, Sharon Shalom crossed the Sudan desert to the Red Sea to realize his dream of reaching Israel where he became the first Israeli-trained Ethiopian rabbi.

The Jewish People's Blockchain and the Accuracy of the Torah

Long before the advent of Bitcoin, the Torah blockchain has proved to be robust and enduring.

Discovering My Mother Experienced Kristallnacht

Despite being fortunate enough to escape Germany, my mother did not escape unscathed.

Greek Rescuer Reunites with Jews She Saved During the Holocaust

One of the last stories of its kind unfolded in Jerusalem.

Jewish Conductor on the Underground Railroad

August and Henrietta Bondi’s Jewish home was a stop for slaves fleeing North.

Abraham: Altering the Course of History

Our forefather changed the way the world thought about itself, life and especially the Creator.

The Nazis Knew

“They don’t hate us as a people. They hate us because of our holy books."

The October 31 Pogroms

On October 31st, 1905, thousands of Jews lost their lives in violence that swept across Russia.

Tree of Life Massacre One Year Later: Fighting Hate with Love

From Pittsburgh, Aish.com reports on anti-Semitism in America – and possible solutions.

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