Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.
The Jewish lesson of the Holocaust is this: Jew hatred is real, it is dangerous and it is not possible for Jews to depend on others to protect them.
Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.
Obama's visit remains a symbol that among us are those who still carry the ghetto mentality.
Recently, archaeologists have been back to Tel Shiloh looking for ancient treasures which will show what life had been like in Biblical times when Jewish pilgrims came to Shiloh to pray.
In cases where the Nazi regime judged that protest could spark attention from the broader German public, the decision was made for tactical reasons to appease rather than quell with brute force.
Especially remarkable is the behavior of Esther. Warned of Haman’s plan, Esther wants to do nothing lest she place herself at risk.
Footage of how Purim was celebrated in Israel in the 1930s.
Jews of 14th century Jerusalem celebrated Purim on both the 14th and 15th of Adar.
Four Jews who will not celebrate Purim this year are Yitzhak Ames, Talia Ames, Kochava Even-Haim, and Avishai Schindler - all murdered by Hamas.
As a youth, MK Dr. Ruth Calderon was not satisfied with the secular treatment of Judaism she got in Israeli schools. So eventually she founded a secular yeshiva.
A cemetery in an oil rich province of Saudi Arabia may be the last vestige of Jewish life there.
Historically, the Christian residents of Bethlehem did not identify themselves as Arabs.
Hope is a vital part of visiting the death camps in Europe.
The Israeli phrase, 'Third time, Ice Cream' corresponds to the fact that the third time the ancient Israelites complained to God after the Exodus they got the manna.
65 years ago this week, 35 student soldiers set out from Jerusalem to bring much needed supplies to the kibbutzim in the besieged Etzion Bloc south of the city.
For Jews, the ancient tribal territories of Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and west Menasheh – a.k.a. Judea and Samaria or the West Bank – form the very heartland of the homeland.
The site of Tel Lachish shows evidence of human habitation in Israel spanning many different historic periods over thousands of years.
The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a rare cache of sacred vessels from the early days of the Kingdom of Judea.
Jerusalem's besiegers are a captive audience. It's time for Israel to speak.
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