by Rabbi Pinchas Landis
by Rabbi Mordechai Becher
The shofar has become the voice of the Jewish people at different occasions throughout history.
by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller
6 Facts about Britain’s new king.
These fruits have a long history in Jewish texts and are an important part of Rosh Hashanah.
by Rabbi Dr. Benji Levy
Six facts about the monarch’s tumultuous relationship with Jews, on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee.
by Jeff Jacoby
In a powerful film, Ken Burns chronicles America's abandonment of the Jews during the Holocaust.
by Dr. Henry Abramson
Why were European Jews who appeared in court subjugated to humiliating acts like standing bare-chested and bare-headed on a bloody pigskin?
Through DNA analysis, the remains of a family murdered in 1190 has been identified as Ashkenazi Jews. Here’s the fascinating history you need to know.
by Rabbi Ken Spiro
What did Bob Marley have in common with Jews?
by Adam Ross
With his legal education, diplomatic experience and considerable wit, Abdol Hossein Sardari courageously saved 3000 Jews living in France.
Italian-Jewish businessman Daniele da Norsa removed the outdoor painting of Madonna and Child, triggering a terrible series of consequences.
by Benjamin Elterman
Was the diminutive ruler a friend or foe to the Jews?
by Rivka Ronda Robinson
Bram Rodrigues entrusted his best friend Johnny de Haan with his beloved violin. Transcending time and space, the violin is back with the owner’s family.
Witold Pilecki heroically volunteered to enter Auschwitz where he organized a secret resistance.
by Rabbi Elie Mischel
The remarkably honest autobiography of Rabbi Leon Modena, a great Italian rabbinic scholar, describes his heroic struggles to overcome his gambling addiction.
10 quotes by and about the Soviet leader.
by Melinda Stein
Fifty years ago, 11 Israeli athletes were massacred by Palestinian terrorists in Germany. We were there for our honeymoon.
With Papal consent, Edgardo Mortara, a Jewish child, was ripped from his family and raised as a Catholic in 19th century Italy.
by Bluma Gordon
The scientist’s recently disclosed private papers reveal his deep reverence for ancient Jewish wisdom.
How three great Jewish scholars transformed our views of the Bible, education, Judaism, science and life.
The Lachish Relief graphically portrays Biblical scenes of a 3,000-year-old Jewish calamity.
Twenty-eight charred olive pits cracked the archaeology case.
Some of these will surprise you.
by Emma Carrol
Chocolate played a pivotal role in Jewish survival amidst the throes of the Inquisition.
Just in time for International Cat Day!
by Menucha Chana Levin
Yaroslava Levytska is the youngest person recognized as a Righteous of the Nations for saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust.
King Louis IX had a Jewish problem. They still named a city after him.
by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
A controversial new book reveals new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ collaboration with Nazis.
by Rabbi Menachem Levine
A comprehensive overview of the persecution, scholarship and expulsion of the Jews of Spain.
Amazon Prime’s Yosi, the Regretful Spy unmasks the dangerous consequences of irrational antisemitism, and the non-Jewish spy who came to regret his role in the terrorist attacks on Jews.
The bond between Judaism and Jerusalem is ancient and unbreakable, on the saddest day of the year and every other day.
A historical overview of the holiest spot on earth.
The Lansky Bros. are responsible for Elvis’s fashion sense. But don’t blame them for the jumpsuits.
He was a protector of the Jewish People and builder of the Land of Israel.
by Doron Kornbluth
Two divergent views on the causality of the Holocaust and the driving forces of history.
For Werner Reich. magic sparked a crumb of hope during the Holocaust.
And the rabbi who was instrumental in gaining them re-entry 400 years later.
by Slovie Jungreis-Wolff
Eichmann claimed he was bureaucrat following orders. Recently released transcripts of conversations he had with a Nazi journalist show Eichmann boasting of his significant role in executing the Final Solution.
The Mizrahi, or Eastern, Jewish community is the most ancient Jewish diaspora community, with roots dating back to Biblical times. Today they make up about half of Israel’s Jewish population.
Swastikas have a long history and are widely employed around the world today.
Habib Elghanian was executed in 1979 by an Iranian Revolutionary Tribunal. His crime? Being Jewish.
How a small island in the Niagara River almost became home to a Jewish haven in the early 1800’s.
The five tragedies that happened on this day.
by Allie Vered
Liviu Librescu survived horror to shine his light in a dark world. His candle burns still.
by Dr. Yochai Ben-Ghedalia
A recently discovered manuscript documents the first 130 years of the Portuguese Inquisition’s tribunals against newly converted Christians accused of secretly practicing Judaism.