Searching for Jews Saved by the Angel of Budapest

Spanish diplomat Angel Sanz Briz saved 5,000 Jews. Spain now is trying to contact their descendants.

The Shulchan Aruch: How a 500 Year Old Book Shaped Jewish Practice

How Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews preserved their scholarship and unique customs while maintaining Jewish unity.

97-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor is a Viral Sensation on TikTok

Videos by Holocaust Lily Ebert and her great grandson Dov are reaching millions of people, teaching them about the Holocaust.

What is the Mezuzah?

The mezuzah reminds us about God and our cherished values every time we enter and exit our homes.

Can Jews be Antisemitic?

From the Middle Ages until the present day, there are plenty of examples of Jewish people perpetuating antisemitism, despite being Jews themselves.

5 Facts About Babi Yar

The Babi Yar massacre, among the worst Nazi crimes, occurred 80 years ago.

Maimonides: The Philosopher Rabbi

Meet the Rambam, also known as Maimonides, one of the most famous Jewish scholars of all time.

The Oldest Love Affair in History

Amid rising anti-Semitism, the People of the Book rejoice with the Torah.

How an Imprisoned Jewish Doctor Invented a Typhus Vaccine in Buchenwald

And kept his groundbreaking discovery a secret from the Nazis.

Kreplach Isn’t Something to Fight About

Explaining hidden holidays and their Ashkenazi-centric association with kreplach.

John Lennon, My Father and Me: Imagine and Jewish Universalism

It wasn't easy to come to terms with his song, 'Imagine,' as I do believe in heaven and I don’t believe in living just for today. But it turns out, I can imagine too.

Do Jews Cause Antisemitism?

A shockingly large number of people believe that Jews cause themselves to be hated. Here's why this claim is so egregiously wrong – logically, historically, and morally.

Up Against the Wall: The Remarkable Odyssey of Arye Steinberger’s Sukkah Art

Spanning numerous countries and generations, the incredible art mirrors that of the Jewish people. Both have survived against all odds.

Ida Nudel: 4 Life Lessons

The diminutive giant defied the Soviet Union to move to Israel.

A Taste of Talmud: Delving into a Case Scenario

Time to put on your Talmudic thinking caps.

High Ideals, Murder and Me: What It Means to be Good

Cuomo’s pardon, God’s pardon and Yom Kippur’s forgiveness.

Forgiving the Kapo

How to overcome your pain to forgive someone who has hurt you.

I've Inherited My Father's Nightmares

In my wildest imaginings, I never believed that I would march against antisemitism in the United States.

Rosh Hashanah Dictionary

Common Rosh Hashanah words and phrases to help get you through the holiday.

Rosh Hashanah: It's Not about Who's Been Naughty or Nice

Like a CEO of a major conglomerate, God is setting the budgets and determining each person's role, based on the level of responsibility we are ready to take.

The Shofar's Stirring Message for Today

Tragedy has its powerful language which transcends words and alerts us to the kind of pain experienced by so many during the global pandemic.

Is Criticizing Israel Antisemitic?

Israel is, and should be, subject to political criticism over its conduct. However, some bigots will say their problem is with Israel, when their real problem is with Jews.

Judaism Is Radical

Being a Jew means being part of the counter-culture.

The Remarkable Rosh Hashanah Rescue of Denmark’s Jews

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, September 29, 1943, the Danish resistance carried out one of World War II’s most notable acts of heroism.

The German Jew who Started the Paralympic Games

Dr. Ludwig Guttmann’s belief in the value of every human being changed the future of disabled people.

Reflections of an Afghan Jew

Born in the Afghan city of Herat, Ahoova Gol Zeffren is a descendant of an Afghan rabbinic dynasty.

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

A long lost chapter of Jews in the Diaspora.

4 Reasons to Join a Synagogue this Year

Why I’m renewing my synagogue membership, and why you should too.

Beyond Left or Right: Whose Fault is Antisemitism?

Antisemitism has always been spread by offenders across the ideological spectrum. That's why it is key to focus on the fighting antisemitic ideas and not get hung up on the identities of whoever is perpetuating them.

Ghetto Baby: Child Survivor of the Holocaust

Born in the Radom ghetto and hidden in an orphanage, Dr. Charles Silver survived the Holocaust as a baby.

Let My Daughter Go: A Father's Desperate Plea to Britain's National Health Service

The hospital is effectively holding a patient prisoner and denying parents the ultimate responsibility for deciding their child’s fate.

Why is Antisemitism Still Around?

Why is it that even post-Holocaust, Jews experience a large percentage of the world’s hate crimes, despite being less than 0.2% of the world’s population?

When My World Imploded: Facing Ghosts in Bavaria

Trudy Naumann Dreyer was 7 when she and her family fled Germany in 1939. A German baron protected their property.

Time to Affirm Jewish Pride

What the essence of being Jewish means to me.

How Eddie Jacobson Convinced President Truman to Recognize the State of Israel

Gary Ginsberg’s new book “First Friends” chronicles personal relationships that influenced the White House.

Miracle or Luck? Israel's Inexplicable Mortality Rate in the Persian Gulf War

Why is the total number of casualties from 14 Scuds that exploded in Tel Aviv and Haifa less than the casualties from a single Scud exploding anywhere else? A mathematician crunches the numbers.

Montreal's Days of Shame: When 75 Doctors Went on Strike until a Jewish Doctor Resigned

In 1934, doctors in five hospitals walked off the job rather than work with a Jew.

Who are the Jewish Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics?

Throw your support behind these Jewish Olympians going for gold.

Will Jew-Hatred Define a New America?

Shaken by the brazenness of the recent antisemitic attacks, American Jews are questioning their security in the US.

X Troop: The Top-Secret Jewish Commandos of WWII

A new book sheds light on a secret unit drawn from refugees whose deep-rooted hatred of Hitler would ensure they were a passionate fighting force.

It’s #MyOrthodoxLife and I’m Standing Up for It

Hey, Netflix! My peers and I are not dowdy, backward, uneducated, or oppressed. We are Orthodox women leading happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Documentation of Atrocities: The Jewish Photographer Henryk Ross

Henryk Ross risked his life in order to show what the Nazis tried to hide.

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