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Adam Ross

Adam Ross, a frequent contributor to Aish.com, has recently returned to Israel having served as the campus rabbi at Leeds University for Aish UK. He entered the world of Jewish education following a background in media and news broadcasting. Since moving to Israel in 2005, Adam has taught at many post college programs in Israel. You can follow his weekly blog with thoughts and stories for the Shabbat table here.


My Piece of the Puzzle

Jenna Elbas is unlocking teens’ potential by partnering kids at risk with special needs youth.

The Shalva Band: Winning Israeli Hearts through Music and Jewish Values

By refusing to break Shabbat and turning down a chance to represent Israel in the Eurovision, the popular band, whose members all have disabilities, has won the bigger competition.

This IDF Soldier from Maryland Still Needs Our Prayers

Nathaniel Felber was seriously wounded in a deadly terror attack which claimed the lives of two other soldiers.

Israel Sends Huge Rescue Team after Brazil Dam Collapse

130-strong delegation using advanced technology in effort to locate survivors.

10 Life Lessons from Trees

Wisdom for living, garnered from the trees and fruits of Israel.

Rescuing Israel’s Wasted Food

How a NYC lawyer moved to Israel and left his hi-tech job to start Leket, Israel’s leading food rescue organization.

Tunnels in Northern Israel: What You Need to Know

Aish.com spotlights the Hezbollah tunnels threatening soldiers and civilians in the north of the country.

Parents to 200 Kids

Yehudah and Rikki Kohn are giving some of Israel’s most vulnerable kids a second start at life.

Israel’s Star Tennis Player: The Jewish Moments that Defined her Career

An exclusive Aish.com interview with Shahar Peer who retired last year as Israel’s most successful tennis player.

Choosing Life is My Revenge

In just under a year, the EMT course in Rabbi Raziel Shevach’s memory has trained 33 new paramedics, including his widow.

The Gold-Winning Jewish Wrestler of the Nazi Games

Karoly Karpati’s legacy of strength, Jewish pride and inspiration.

Making Israel Proud in Abu Dhabi

An Aish.com exclusive interview with Israel’s gold-winning Judoku champion, Sagi Muki.

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