Israel

I Moved to Israel, Alone, When I was 15

It wasn’t easy. But it was worth it.

Sing for Peace: Jerusalem Youth Chorus Breaks Down Barriers

Micah Hendler is using music to transcend limitations.

Jewish Abstract Expressionism: The Art of Igal Guinerman

Thanks to Covid, a South American Israeli returned to painting and is now being displayed in Jerusalem's prestigious art gallery.

Heroic Police Save 150 People Trapped in Hospital Surrounded by Fire

Horrific tragedy averted during one of Israel's worst forest fires.

I Love My Teammates

We're all Jews playing on the same team.

Where's Yoni?: A True Graveside Tale

In Israel, everyone is family.

PHOTO ESSAY: Israel's Pain and Pride

Images from Israel’s Memorial Day and Israeli Independence Day.

What's a London Girl Like Me Doing as the Northern Spokesperson for the IDF?

Major Keren Hagioff's incredible journey from North West London to Israel, where she is the IDF Spokesperson for the Northern Command.

Israel’s Marathon Dream

As a boy in Ethiopia, Girmaw Amare dreamed that one day he would represent Israel as a runner in the Olympics. Now his dream is within reach.

PHOTO ESSAY: Purim in Jerusalem!

Experience some of the festive joy and unified spirit on the streets of Jerusalem during Purim.

Daring Exploits of the Man who Brought 120,000 Jews to Israel

Like Queen Esther, Shlomo Hillel risked his life to miraculously save Jews of Babylonia, a province of Ancient Persia.

Jerusalem in Snow: Amazing Photos

Experience the magic of Jerusalem covered in snow.

The First Druze Attack Navigator in the Israeli Air Force

Over a distinguished career, Lieutenant Col. A had fought in the Second Lebanon War, Operations Pillar of Defense and Protective Edge. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

Happy Jewish Birthday Around the World

A special project connecting Jews around the world to Israel, in memory of Gil-ad Shaer.

Natan Levy: Israel’s Ultimate Fighting Champion

The French Israeli fighter discusses his values, Jewish identity, and what representing his country means to him. An Aish.com exclusive.

Israeli Eye Doctor Treating Thousands of Ethiopians

When Dr Morris Hartstein’s children asked to go on a volunteering trip together, he had no idea that it would change their lives and help over 5000 Ethiopians.

Real-Life “Fauda” Spy Passes Away

Renowned Israeli spy Isaac Shoshan infiltrated Arab communities for years.

Israel’s First Paralympic Gold Medalist

Most people don’t fall from an Apache helicopter and live to tell the tale. That’s just one of the things that make Noam Gershony different.

The Flag of Israel: 7 Facts

The story behind Israel’s flag and why it’s a potent symbol for Jews worldwide.

Visiting the Sick in Corona Wards

Volunteers who have recovered from corona are shattering the isolation of those currently in hospital wards.

Meet Ethiopian-Born Israeli Singer, Gili Yalo

The singer opens up about his music and journey of self-discovery.

Israeli Air Force Pilot Fulfills Dream of 14-Year-Old Holocaust Victim

Every time he enters the cockpit, Lieutenant C recites Abramek Koplewicz's poem.

The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF

An inside look at Israel's extensive special forces keeping its citizens safe.

The Burnt House in Jerusalem's Old City

The museum, near the Western Wall, shows a priestly house that was destroyed along with the Temple.

Israeli Start Up for Quarantine Kindness

A community service helps families in quarantine, including running errands, taking out garbage, doing shopping and delivering care packages to children.

Captives of Hamas

Bereaved families rally to bring their sons home.

Israeli Widows Speak

This year, widows of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism will be embraced by Zoom rather than in crowded cemeteries. But the pain remains the same.

My Special Coronavirus Wedding

Coronavirus didn’t ruin my wedding. It gave me and my husband a historic, once-in-a-lifetime event for which we are truly grateful.

Before Lockdown, A Race to Build Shul Furniture

In bleak times for synagogues, kibbutz carpenters have been busy building the future.

The Incredible Corona Wedding Outside Our Window

A makeshift wedding on the street produces a miraculous, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Dead Sea Marathon Miracle

Israeli paramedic Meir Furmanski found himself in the right place and time to save a man’s life.

Israeli Election Day Miracle

Little did I know that our excursion in the Golan Heights would be life-altering.

Jewish Medic Saves his Arab Friend

The true story of Josh and Manir in East Jerusalem.

Fixing Homes of the Poor in Israel

A new charity in Israel is restoring pride to homes, giving free handyman services to the poor.

Operation Good Neighbor: Syrian Thanks Israel for Saving her Life

A viral story is drawing attention to Israel’s heroic efforts that saved thousands of Syrian refugees.

Ishay Ribo: The Great Harmonizer

Ishay Ribo’s star is rising, and with it comes a message of hope, faith, and unity.

I'll Take 300,000 Donuts Please

Israel's second largest donut buyer is an unsung hero who hands out Hanukkah treats to the poor.

Nathaniel Felber's Rehabilitation and First Smile Since the Attack

The US-born Israeli soldier is making great strides in his rehabilitation since the terrorist attack last year, but it is a long and arduous process.

Disabled IDF Soldier Broke Marathon Record with Prosthetic Leg

Eitan Hermon lost a leg in the Second Lebanon War and was told he'd never run again.

Israel’s COVID-19 Innovation

Even during this most difficult time, Israel is living up to its name as the start-up nation.

Only in Israel: Saving a Life and a Man's Livelihood

When a medic was injured, Israelis flocked to help save his business.

Tzfat: The City of Air and Kabbalah

Exploring the hidden spiritual nature of one of Israel’s Four Holy Cities.

A Special Double Wedding In Israel, When the Rockets Rained Down

A bride and groom share their big day with another couple whose wedding plans were cancelled due to rocket fire, with the hall owners covering the extra costs.

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