The Preacher who Taught Me How to Mourn for the Temple

My life-transforming moment in a remote village in Nicaragua.

A Magic Trick in Auschwitz

For Werner Reich. magic sparked a crumb of hope during the Holocaust.

Letters from My Great-Grandmother

Inspired by Bubbe Esther’s piety, I ventured to the Ukrainian shtetls where she lived and perished in 1941.

When Doctors are Wrong: Lessons from the NICU

"Your baby is very sick." How I got through my life's most difficult challenge.

The Jewish Wife I Never Knew I Had

With the help of Aish.com’s Live Chat, David Cohen's remarkable Jewish journey included surprises no one saw coming.

A Girl Called Estherke

The reward of saving one life. A true story from the Holocaust.

The Rage Less Traveled

A terror attack left Kay Wilson with multiple machete wounds. She continues to courageously fight back.

After Their Son’s Death, Parents Help Thousands of Families to Fight Cancer

After their son’s death from leukemia, Chaim and Miri Ehrental created Zichron Menachem to provide essential support to Israeli families affected by cancer.

Of Margaritas and Modesty

Attending a Catholic college has put my Jewish identity to the test.

To Touch a Heart

An American soldier in Afghanistan defines true heroism.

Grief, Kindness and a Little Bit of Mr. Rogers

Kindness is the real antidote for Grief’s poison.

Israeli Prisoner of War in Syria

Noah Hertz was shot down during the Yom Kippur War in 1973. His agonizing eight-month imprisonment sparked his journey back to Judaism.

God Loves the Brokenhearted

Shlomo Dror has lived two lives: one before the suicide of his son, and one after.

Ziv Shilon’s Indomitable Spirit

The wounded Israeli soldier symbolizes the country’s resilience and strength.

My Five Weeks with Cancer

Everything I need, I have. Everything I have, I need.

Why I Won’t be Observing Yom HaShoah this Year

For children of Holocaust survivors, every single day is Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Two Brothers and a Sister: A Timely Story about Uniting as Family

A video we all need to see during these difficult times.

Lori Gilbert Kaye: A True Woman of Valor

May her memory be a blessing.

When Sadie Got Lost

Our rescue dog vanished far from home. My wife was convinced she’d miraculously return. I was skeptical, to put it mildly.

The Angel from Westchester

A moving story about divine providence, a convert and dancing with an angel.

This Orthodox Female Teenager is a U.S. Ping Pong Champion

Estee Ackerman is aiming for the 2020 Olympics, as long as Shabbat doesn’t conflict. An Aish.com exclusive.

The Book of Fire

As a child, the horrors of the Holocaust mirrored the incendiary chaos of my home life.

Pirate for a Day

My amazing Jerusalem adventure with a green parrot.

Celebrating Purim in Iran

Like Esther, growing up in Iran I was encouraged to keep my Jewish identity private.

Walking Through the Valley of Death

Violated as a teen, isolated and alone, a young woman discovers a way back to spiritual and physical health.

With Mengele in Auschwitz

After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust, Yantu Weisz lived independent and strong till age 109.

Ice Cream and the Light of Healing

Instead of indulging my body, God had plans to nourish my soul.

I’m Yitzi Hurwitz and I Know that I Matter

I was talented and strong. I could teach, lecture, sing, dance and play guitar. Within two years I watched that all slip away. I have ALS and my muscles lost their functionality.

Saying Goodbye to Mom when I was Only 13

I was the oldest of 8 kids. Needless to say, it wasn’t easy.

Amar’e Stoudemire’s All-Star Move: Converting to Judaism

The basketball superstar’s spiritual journey is taking him to live a life of Torah.

Out of the Whirlwind

The death of my brother threw me into a maelstrom of grief and questioning. But something surprising emerged from all the chaos.

Nagasaki and Holocaust Survivors: An Unlikely Love Story

Through faith and courage, John and Sonja Franken’s love was meant to be.

Coming Full Circle: An Incredible True Story

When Rabbi Amman was left alone burying a man he never met in a cemetery in Staten Island, he never imagined how much divine intervention was really at play.

Shabbat Cures My Loneliness

In today's lonely world, Shabbat keeps us connected.

Navigating the Stormy Seas of Faith

The death of my beloved 3-year-old neighbor challenged my faith in God.

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

The Japanese cleaning whiz helped me stop feeling like a slave to my possessions.

Retrieving Our Stolen Bike

Sometimes the good guys win.

My Resilient Jewish Soul

In a dysfunctional home in the Bible Belt, a young woman discovers she’s Jewish.

How Rabbi Noah Weinberg’s Warmth and Wisdom Reached This Confused Jew

I am one among so many who have benefitted from his wisdom, dedication and love for Judaism and his fellow man.

The View from Heaven: An Interview with Rabbi Noah Weinberg, obm

A heavenly reporter’s discussion with Rabbi Weinberg about his unique perspective on the world, his legacy, and the Jewish People.

How a Prayer Book Saved an Israeli Soldier’s Life

Moshe Kamara’s remarkable true story from the War of Independence.

The Muslim Spy who Became a Jew

Avraham Sinai’s incredible true story.

Letter to My Cremated Father

I hope this open letter does you honor. Let no one imagine for a moment that you meant anything less to me than the earthly manifestation of divine love.

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