Aish.com’s Top Articles & Videos, 2014
Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.
This eclectic collection of great Jewish quotes, from King Solomon to Einstein, gets a huge amount of traffic every month. Part two is on its way.
This incredible story about a Hezbollah informant who risked his life for Israel went viral.
Robin William’s suicide shocked the world and made us ask probing questions about depression and suicide. Rabbi Stewart Weiss gave a touching tribute to this self-proclaimed “honorary Jew.”
Scarleet Johansson became the unlikely face of the counter-BDS movement, revealing the hypocrisy of this anti-Israel movement.
This summer Israel was defending itself against Hamas as the world spread lie after lie. Aish.com was a key source in providing the facts readers needed to know to defend Israel.
This year we witnessed a surge in anti-Semitism. Wolf Blitzer invited Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan, who accused Jews of blood libel. The interview spun out of control and revealed a steadfast naiveté about Jew-hatred.
Batya Burd opened her heart and shared with readers her personal struggle in dealing with the death of her beloved husband. It is an intensely moving piece that provides a glimpse into a marriage built on true love.
In the heart of Paris, calls to kill the Jews inflamed a violent mob. This exclusive Aish.com interview details what happened.
This amazing true story about a number from the Holocaust riveted readers around the world.
This story from the war in Gaza about how the Jewish prayer stopped a would-be suicide bomber may be too good to be true, but we can still learn something about the power of Shema.
We did not intend to make a cross-dressing video! Why can’t husbands clean for Passover?
The entire nation was plunged into mourning for the murder of “our boys” – Naftali, Gilad and Eyal. Naftali’s mother, Racheli Fraenkel, delivered an inspiring Rosh Hashanah message. Meeting her is an experience I will never forget.
This video of an Australian journalist felt like a bolt of lightning – a shot of clarity amidst the sea of darkness.
Aish.com collaborated with the AJC to bring to life David Harris’s powerful letter.
Are we a religion, a nation, a race, or something else altogether? Rabbi Moshe Zeldman’s answer was a surprise viral hit.
Charlie Harary’s inspiring take on Hanukkah hit a chord. Jews defend with the sword, but fight with light.
This original music video featuring Shtar delighted viewers around the world with its upbeat song and inspiring message.
Sam Glaser’s infectious, let's-all-make-aliyah theme song describes the various major redemption moments of the past century.