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On the Council for Aid to Jews

Known to the anti-Nazi underground as "Marek," Ferdynand Arczynski's purpose in life during WWII was to help Poland's Jews survive the Holocaust.

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Five Years After Teens Murdered, What’s Changed?

The mother of one of the Israeli boys who were kidnapped and killed by terrorists in 2014 says, "It's still not easy...but we choose life."

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The Return of Avraham Sutzkever

Avraham Sutzkever has been called "the greatest Yiddish poet who ever lived," but was also a hero of the Holocaust who then made aliyah (immigrated to Israel).

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Why History Still Matters: The Six-Day War

While the lessons of history can be torturous and tough, dismissing the past will never work.

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The Greatest Jewish Generation

While the generation who saved the world during WWII is dwindling, many of their stories have been saved for future generations.

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A Battlefield Love Story

We get a glimpse into Israel's fight for independence in 1948 from love letters between two soldiers, found decades later by their son.

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is About this One Day

Jonathan Tobin reflects on the meaning of Israel Independence Day

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Story of Holocaust Victim Aims at a New Generation

Just like Anne Frank's tragic tale told the story of the Holocaust, a fictional Instagram account of an actual young girl murdered by the Nazis is reaching today's young people.

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IDF Commander Who Saved Golan Heights

The soldier awarded Israel's highest military medal for defending the Golan from Syria during the 1973 Yom Kippur War recounts his wartime heroism.

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A Brief History of Anti-Semitism

Writing at JNS, Clifford D. May says that hatred of the Jewish people is as old as the Judean Hills.

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Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Connection to Israel

Just in time for the famous scientist's 140th birthday, much is revealed about his contributions to his beloved Jewish state.

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How Anti-Zionism Is Weaponized

A Jewish woman who lived through Soviet anti-Zionism sees frightening parallels in the anti-Semitism we're witnessing closer to home today.

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Israel’s Secret Founding Fathers

While most of us know all about Israelis like David Ben-Gurion, Matti Friedman tells us about the unknown Israelis who helped create the Jewish state and her identity.

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Failing the Test of History

JNS' Martin Sherman writes that over the past 25 years, all the Palestinians have to show for their efforts are Fatah's corruption and Hamas' tyranny.

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70 Years of Israeli Achievement

Our friends at Israel21c take us on a journey through the Jewish state's history of being a creative and innovative nation.

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Israel’s Founding Mothers

Stand for Israel celebrates eight inspiring women who helped shape the Jewish state into the thriving nation she is today.

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The Mothers Bus Attack

A member of Israel's elite counterterrorism unit recalls the mission thirty years ago that rescued Israeli civilians being held by terrorists.

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The Angel in White

This is the story of a heroic Israeli woman who was the only female to receive the Medal of Distinguished Service, and whose letter to David Ben-Gurion was recently discovered.

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Photo Friday: All Your Trees

In this photo from 1963, Israel's first Prime Minister plants a tree on Tu B'Shvat with children of the Holy Land.

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We Fulfilled the Dream

Israel's Ambassador to the U.N. writes that his people - God's people - can hold their heads high today at the establishment of the Jewish state, which they will continue to grow and build.

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