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Looking for God: A Lesson from a Survivor

Everything can stripped away from us, except our choice.

Eradicating Polio: When Two Jewish Researchers Changed the World

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

Let Aish Say Kaddish for You

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

Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits on the Coronavirus

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

Fighting Anti-Semitism, Both Left and Right

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

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.

Wise Men of Chelm: Fact and Fiction

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

Purim at Goebbels’ Castle

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

Why Harry S. Truman Recognized the State of Israel

Like Eddie Jacobson, God is calling on each of us, saying there is something only we can do.

My Name was My Mask

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

Standing Up to Jew-Hatred by Unmasking our Jewish Identity

Purim teaches us how to respond to anti-Semitism today.

The Death of Stalin: The Untold Purim Story

Stalin planned to murder millions of Jews. Then the tables suddenly turned.

Vengeance is Mine

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

The Bomb Threat at My Kids’ School

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

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.

Anti-Jewish Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

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

Stranded in London, Ontario

You never know the impact of one act of kindness.

Top 5 Reasons to Learn Hebrew

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

Orthodox Athlete Missing the Olympics

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

Horrific Valentine’s Day Massacre of Jews

On Valentine’s Day 1349 thousands of Jews were burned to death, accused of poisoning wells.

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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.

What I Learned from Rabbi Noah Weinberg

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

Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines

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

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.

King Saul: King of Poland for a Day

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

Blaming Jews for Murder: Modern Blood Libel

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

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.

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.

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"

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.

Does the Holocaust Still Matter?

Crucial lessons for humanity to remember always.

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.

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.

5 Reasons Why “Daf Yomi” Electrifies the Jewish World

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

Jewish and Proud

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

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