Moving decision by band of musicians with disabilities highlights the eternal struggle of Jewish existence.

The story of the unsung Holocaust heroine who overcame burying her family, survived, and even saved the Bobover Rebbe.

Should one empathize with Jewish writers gifting books to Nazi war criminals - or Israeli authors comforting terrorist mass murderers?

The Ammonites claimed the Jews had stolen their land; Yiftach's response can teach today's Jews how to make peace.

2,200 years after the original Maccabees, today's defenders continue to destroy attackers who would eradicate Jewish life!

Enlistment refusers must distort the Torah to find support from it — but the controversy doesn’t really stem from Torah.

Video series: Israeli religious scholar explores whether realities of modern meat industry make consumption a transgression of cruelty to animals.

On-air diatribe by famous comics marks key moment in U.S. Jewry scorning the “burden” of being Jewish — and rivals Goliath’s blasphemy.

Deuteronomy contains a deep lesson: The essence of Jewish sovereignty is that the Land of Israel belongs to G-d.

Many Jews will spend this Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine, but true spiritual rejuvenation and fulfillment of the mitzvot lie elsewhere.

The precious ties binding the generations find their way to their destination — even when they are given away.

The “Kotel War” revolves around a truly profound question being astutely avoided: Is the Reform Movement a Jewish sect?

A high-quality video series confronts the big questions of Jewish veganism, from animal sacrifice to the sayings of the sages.

Amid conflict over non-Orthodox prayer at Western Wall, most are overlooking another wall with far more historical significance.

Delve into the mysteries of the ties that bind Jews from opposite ends of the spectrum to each other and to their Creator.

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...הָרִימִי בַכֹּחַ קוֹלֵךְ מְבַשֶּׂרֶת יְרוּשָׁלִָם הָרִימִי אַל תִּירָאִי אִמְרִי לְעָרֵי יְהוּדָה הִנֵּה אֱלֹקֵיכֶם! (ישעיה  מ:ט)

...Raise your voice with strength, herald of Jerusalem; raise it, do not be afraid; say to the cities of Judah, "Here is your G-d!"

(Isaiah 40:9)

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