An African Asylum Seeker's Hellish Journey to Israel

By Anonymous

An African Asylum Seeker's Hellish Journey to Israel
One Eritrean man offers a harrowing account of being chased from his troubled homeland — and the new challenges he faced in the Jewish state when he tried to win asylum.Read More

The Uneasy Life of a Jew in Egypt

By Anonymous

The Uneasy Life of a Jew in Egypt
Like Andrew Pochter, a Jewish student writes that she came to Egypt to help build peace and understanding. It’s not easy when you often have to hide your true identity.Read More

Yeshiva Victim Overcomes Shame To Speak Out

By Anonymous

Yeshiva Victim Overcomes Shame To Speak Out
A torrent of allegations have hit Yeshiva University High School for Boys. A former student speaks out about what happened and why he went public with his painful story.Read More

    Find us on Facebook!
    • "How much should I expect him and/or ask him to participate? Is it enough to have one parent reciting the prayers and observing the holidays?" What do you think?
    • New York and Montreal have been at odds for far too long. Stop the bagel wars, sign our bagel peace treaty!
    • Really, can you blame them?
    • “How I Stopped Hating Women of the Wall and Started Talking to My Mother.” Will you see it?
    • Taglit-Birthright Israel is redefining who they consider "Jewish" after a 17% drop in registration from 2011-2013. Is the "propaganda tag" keeping young people away?
    • Happy birthday William Shakespeare! Turns out, the Bard knew quite a bit about Jews.
    • Would you get to know racists on a first-name basis if you thought it might help you prevent them from going on rampages, like the recent shooting in Kansas City?
    • "You wouldn’t send someone for a math test without teaching them math." Why is sex ed still so taboo among religious Jews?
    • Russia's playing the "Jew card"...again.
    • "Israel should deal with this discrimination against Americans on its own merits... not simply as a bargaining chip for easy entry to the U.S." Do you agree?
    • For Moroccan Jews, the end of Passover means Mimouna. Terbhou ou Tse'dou! (good luck) How do you celebrate?
    • Calling all Marx Brothers fans!
    • What's it like to run the Palestine International Marathon as a Jew?
    • Does Israel have a racism problem?
    • This 007 hates guns, drives a Prius, and oh yeah — goes to shul with Scarlett Johansson's dad.
    • from-cache

    Would you like to receive updates about new stories?

    We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

    Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.