Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz is Lighting Up the World

Completely paralyzed, this righteous person continues to inspire with his indomitable spirit, his courage and faith and his joyful soul.

Because You Are Jewish

I was 8 years old living in Czestochowa, Poland, when my mother told me I was Jewish. That was the beginning of my quest.

Triumphant Wicks from Bergen Belsen: A Hanukkah Message

Illuminating the meaning of Hanukkah and olive oil.

I Want My Death to be a Jewish One

During the Holocaust monasteries were Paula's refuge and she delved into Christianity. But now, at 94, she’s decided she wants to die as a Jew.

My Secret Jewish History

After 500 years, Genie Milgrom has finally come home.

Losing 500 Pounds: Confessions of a Compulsive Eater

When he weighed 700 pounds, Yechezkel wanted to die.

Rabbi Kalman Packouz zt”l: Giant of Kindness and Innovation

Remembering one of Aish's original 6 students, and a pioneer of Jewish educational initiatives.

What Saved You, Saved Us

A trip back to a Polish village digs up a story of hope, fortitude, and bravery against all odds.

Scoring for God: The Spiritual Journey of Former Basketball Star Doron Sheffer

The Israeli athlete is discovering the Torah's wisdom on how to live in a more healthy, happy and balanced way.

How Shabbat Saved a Girl from the Triangle Factory Fire

Her father's parting words were: "Remember, more than Jews have kept Shabbat, Shabbat has kept the Jews."

How the Rabin Assassination Changed My Life

To us non-religious kids in Herzliya, religious, right-wing fanatics had murdered our prime minister – and I couldn't let that be all I knew about Judaism.

The Fourth H: What My Brain Tumor Taught Me

Headache. Heartbreak. Hospital. But then there was a fourth: Hope.

Hidden in a Monastery; Saved by His Birthmark

The Shtemler brothers survived the Holocaust hiding in monasteries disguised as Christian children. The youngest of the three boys tells his incredible story.

When God Sends You a Message…

It would be nice to have caller ID.

A Non-Jew's Search for Love Yields the Discovery of a Lifetime

An unexpected lesson in love from a Google search.

During the Holocaust, A Kindness Returned: A Yom Kippur Message

An inspiring true story about survival, kindness and the way to treat others.

Identifying Your Life’s Mission

This Rosh Hashanah, electrify your life with purpose.

I Believe in You: Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Message

It’s not about being the best in the world… It’s about being the best FOR the world.

My Personal Miracle

I am the recipient of one miracle. Now I’m hoping for another.

Queen Wilhelmina and the Munkaczer Rebbe

A royal encounter and the importance of gratitude.

Shabbat in Ibiza

Alexandre Elicha, the 43-year-old global style icon, creative director and co-founder of The Kooples, is a proud, Shabbat-observant Jew.

My Descent into Madness

I am a wife and mother of a few kids who works part-time and had a full-blown mental breakdown about a year ago.

Bob Dylan and Me

A fascinating new book explores Louie Kemp’s 50-year friendship with the music legend.

Neshama's Got Quest: A Funky Music Video

Neshama = Soul, in case you don't know.

One Intermarried Couple's Journey

Larry grew up proud of his Jewish heritage but eating pork and I was a lapsed Roman Catholic.

Adopting Abi, A 6-Year-Old Ethiopian Boy

Adopting Abi was the most challenging thing we've ever done, but at the same time the most significant, life-enhancing and rewarding.

After Breast Cancer: Time to Sing a New Song

Prayer, love and community helped me through cancer.

The Man who Kept Shabbat in Siberia for 20 Years

The remarkable story of Eliezer Nanas.

50 Years Later: Woodstock’s Powerful Lesson of Love and Kindness

My sister and I joined half a million other baby boomers at Yasgur's farm. Little did I know how it would unexpectedly change my life.

But What If I Don't Want the Sacrifices of the Temple to Return?

I’ve never liked the idea of animals dying for me… or God.

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.

Finding God in the Darkness

On display in Har Nof, the unconquerable strength of the Jewish people in the face of their adversaries.

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.

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