Figures recently released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics show there are still fewer Jews around the world than in 1939, with most living in Israel and the United States.
Stand for Israel Blog - Judaism
A hundred thousand people gathered at the holiest site in Judaism to take part in the Passover priestly blessing, one of the oldest blessings in the Jewish faith.
In the months since Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, the number of Jews who have visited the holiest site in Judaism has increased by at least 47%.
For more than 70 years, Yael Eckstein's father-in-law has begun each day the same way - in prayer.
This is the story of a Jewish girl in the Islamic Republic who found a kindred spirit in the biblical heroine of the Purim story, and who was inspired to escape to freedom.