Escorting the refugees by ship from Naples, Italy, Ruth Gruber recorded their stories of survival.
She held me in her arms and said, “I’m so happy! You’re Jewish and you’re Israeli, and you are my friend!”
Esther called their marriage "an oasis of unconditional love in a sea of lies and corruption.
Ever since, the tragic tale is told and retold as “Chanah and Her Seven Sons.”
What gives her the strength to carry on, to endure the barely endurable with dignity?
I was stunned not only by her extraordinary sensitivity and caring but by her medical expertise. Who was she?
Three years after she first arrived in Israel, she met a Mossad recruiter who thought she might be right for the organization.
How many of us realize that, surprisingly, it was through this act that woman attains motherhood?
At 104, Steinberg moved into the Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Long Beach, N.Y., where she was known for her warmth and consideration for others.
Their daughter Fiamma inherited the Zionist spirit and talent for writing from her parents.
Orna Porat was a former Christian and a member of the Hitler Youth.
All along, Ariella Barker dreamed of a legal system where justice was tempered with compassion.
In 1939, with life getting harder for Jews, she and several friends decided it was time to make aliyah, and applied at the Palestina Amt for permits.
Who is this wonder woman? Tally Makovsky Eitan is a scion of a family that has lived in Jerusalem for eleven generations!
I work with the Bible in one hand and the tools of excavation in the other.
Her grandsons were eager to reveal their grandmother’s earlier frustration with the unfair, inaccurate narrative of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
The visionary champion of women’s rights in Judaism was first and foremost a devoted wife and mother.
She’s seen as a poster child for The Jewish Home’s efforts to reach beyond its Orthodox base.
This belief was coupled with the spirit of “Am Yisrael HaShalem” (One United People), in the Ben Yehuda household: to love and help all Jews without distinction.
It was Lia van Leer who changed the image of filmmaking in Israel so that it is now seen as an expression of culture and not mere entertainment.
In 1756, when the ominous threat of Islamic terror against Jews reached Tunis as well, Friha became one of its tragic victims.
Gleizer, “a geographer, tour guide and all around nature enthusiast,” was a perfect match for the passionate lover of Israel.
Brigitte was a nine-year-old girl when Islamic militants launched an assault on a Lebanese military base and destroyed her home.
This led to a shouting match between the judges and what could have been the end of the show.
In 1939, Chuchill challenged the common notion that Jewish immigration to Palestine uprooted Arabs