Inspirational Stories

    An Uplifting Story in Preparation for Yom Kippur – The Side Door

    An Uplifting Story in Preparation for Yom Kippur – The Side Door

    This story will surely touch your soul. Another masterpiece presented by Rabbi Yoel Gold
    To Carry The Burden of Another Jew – Rabbi Yissochar Frand

    To Carry The Burden of Another Jew – Rabbi Yissochar Frand

    Rabbi Yissochar Frand shares extraordinary stories of great Jewish leaders who personified the trait of 'Nosei B'ol Im Chaveiro', carrying…
    Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky’s Unexpected Learning Partner

    Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky’s Unexpected Learning Partner

    A remarkable story firsthand: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky accepted the request of a 14-year-old boy, the two studied together for many…
    The Angel from Westchester – A Moving Story you Must see

    The Angel from Westchester – A Moving Story you Must see

    A moving story about how divine providence led Levi Welton to a convert who was inspired to name himself Chaim,…
    The Character Work of Torah Sages – Three Powerful Stories

    The Character Work of Torah Sages – Three Powerful Stories

    Throughout the generations, Torah Giants reached great spiritual heights; so much so, that regular laymen were astounded by the perfection…
    Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky – Add “Achashverosh” to the Patient’s Name

    Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky – Add “Achashverosh” to the Patient’s Name

    Why did Rabbi Kanievsky decide to add the name "Antiochus" or "Achashverosh" to the patient’s name, and how did he…
    Cause and Effect – How Our Words Impact Others

    Cause and Effect – How Our Words Impact Others

    Our words carry enormous weight, they often impact people for years to come
    The Rubashkin Story: Uniting a Nation with Faith – Watch

    The Rubashkin Story: Uniting a Nation with Faith – Watch

    A moving video shown at the 1st anniversary celebration for Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin recounts the worldwide effort to help him…
    The Coin of Eliyahu Hanavi (Elijah the Prophet)

    The Coin of Eliyahu Hanavi (Elijah the Prophet)

    Disguising himself as a stranger, Eliyahu descended into the world and handed the man a shekel
    ‘A Second Chance’ – By Rabbi Yoel Gold featuring Baruch Levine & Shimi Weitzhandler

    ‘A Second Chance’ – By Rabbi Yoel Gold featuring Baruch Levine & Shimi Weitzhandler

    G-d believes in our ability to become great and therefore gives us a second chance. Embrace the opportunity this Rosh…
    A Powerful Story of A Father’s Love

    A Powerful Story of A Father’s Love

    A remarkable true story that every parent must read
    His Earnings Increased by 50% Percent – How Did Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Respond?

    His Earnings Increased by 50% Percent – How Did Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Respond?

    The barber stopped working on Shabbat, and was amazed: His profits increased by 50 percent. Is it permissible to try…
    One In Ten Million

    One In Ten Million

    An incredible story about the power of one word - 'Amen'. Another inspirational story by Yoel Gold
    How Rabbi Shimshon Pincus Saved his Student’s Marriage

    How Rabbi Shimshon Pincus Saved his Student’s Marriage

    "I want you to use this check to fix your teeth, because in my opinion, many of your problems are…
    Short Film – Help Those Who are Less Fortunate than You

    Short Film – Help Those Who are Less Fortunate than You

    ‘Fortunate’ is a film about a young boy who finds himself in a moment where he could help someone less…
    Watch: “My Brother” – A Video Every Jew Must See

    Watch: “My Brother” – A Video Every Jew Must See

    A beautifully crafted story about unity and trust within the Jewish people. Brought to you by Shabbat.com – Deeply moving
    Amazing: What did Rabbi Yoel Gold Discover on his First Day as a Rabbi?

    Amazing: What did Rabbi Yoel Gold Discover on his First Day as a Rabbi?

    Rabbi Yoel Gold retells the moment he met Amram, a 94-year-old holocaust survivor, in the synagogue on his first day…
    Asher’s Hanukkah Miracle

    Asher’s Hanukkah Miracle

    The Hanukkah song Maoz Tzur saved him
    Israeli Judo Master Prays in Marrakesh Synagogue

    Israeli Judo Master Prays in Marrakesh Synagogue

    Uri Sasson took time to pray for success on his way to the world judo championship in Morocco  
    Israeli Walks off Tennis Match in Honor of Yom Kippur

    Israeli Walks off Tennis Match in Honor of Yom Kippur

    Dudi Sela gave up a lot of money when he walked off the match
    Disconnecting Saved their Lives

    Disconnecting Saved their Lives

    “How else can you explain the Rabbi's cell phone working where there was no reception?"
    A Very Unlikely Messenger, in a Very Unlikely Place

    A Very Unlikely Messenger, in a Very Unlikely Place

    The Torah predicts that there will be a mass return of Jews to Judaism, and many of them will find…
    Putin: “I Know the Secret of Jewish Survival”

    Putin: “I Know the Secret of Jewish Survival”

    These are the amazing words Putin told Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef
    “When They Ask Me in Heaven Why I Didn’t Help, Can I Say I Was Cold?

    “When They Ask Me in Heaven Why I Didn’t Help, Can I Say I Was Cold?

    A winter storm wouldn’t stop the ageing Chafetz Chaim from helping a neighboring town build a mikvah
    You Don’t Lose from Keeping the Halacha

    You Don’t Lose from Keeping the Halacha

    Rabbi Feinstein's advice saved the lives of all Luban's Jews when they listened to the young Rabbi's ruling instead of…
    Buying Eternity with Used Up Bottles

    Buying Eternity with Used Up Bottles

    Conservation and supporting Torah in one shot a former clerk and soccer player warms up to Torah
    “G-d Took Away My Son, Now Whatever He Says I Do the Opposite!”

    “G-d Took Away My Son, Now Whatever He Says I Do the Opposite!”

    But after he smoked a cigarette on Yom Kippur G-d brought him back anyway and gave him the greatest gift
    What the Ethiopians Suffered to Get to Israel

    What the Ethiopians Suffered to Get to Israel

    Over 4,000 died on their journey to Israel and never realized their dream
    Kindness Creates Salvation

    Kindness Creates Salvation

    When you’re kind to someone you may be saving yourself
    Hashem Doesn’t Owe You Children

    Hashem Doesn’t Owe You Children

    But if you go above and beyond your obligations, G-d will go above and beyond His
    At Yad Vashem, Trump Also Honored Emily

    At Yad Vashem, Trump Also Honored Emily

    Without fanfare, Trump met Emily, a 10 year old girl fighting cancer for 7 years in a side room of…
    We Need a Rest, We Need Shabbat!

    We Need a Rest, We Need Shabbat!

    After 20 years of non-stop work, ‘Jordan River Rafting’ will be open 6 days a week and closed on Shabbat
    My Name is Chagigah

    My Name is Chagigah

    "I came from heaven to tell you how special this man was"
    Kindness For All

    Kindness For All

    From having guests to helping people in need we are there for our brothers Am Yisrael! Read what happened hardly…
    “Learn Torah!” the Blind Boy Cried: “All I Want is To Learn Torah”

    “Learn Torah!” the Blind Boy Cried: “All I Want is To Learn Torah”

    “I’ll give up everything but one thing I can’t give up; I want to see your Holy Torah!”
    “G-d Saved me From Death so Why Did He Throw Me in Jail?”

    “G-d Saved me From Death so Why Did He Throw Me in Jail?”

    Police Investigators found evidence that four innocent men were killed and they caught the perpetrator… or so they thought
    A Stranger Pays a Poor Man’s Debt

    A Stranger Pays a Poor Man’s Debt

    Then he sets him up his own successful business.
    A Gift for Tair Rada’s Memory

    A Gift for Tair Rada’s Memory

    A beautiful curtain for a Torah ark made in her memory.
    David Zaks' Journey From Hollywood to Judaism

    David Zaks' Journey From Hollywood to Judaism

    A disarmingly honest and funny personal account of Hollywood and finding Judaism.
    Bishop Gordon: Judaism Will Bring Light to Africa

    Bishop Gordon: Judaism Will Bring Light to Africa

    Bishop Samuel Gordon told Rabbi Shalom Arush “Your book The Garden of Wisdom changed my life!”
    Kindness at a Supermarket

    Kindness at a Supermarket

    The cashier swept her own credit card for me!
    Kindness on a Plane Flight

    Kindness on a Plane Flight

    Israeli men calm a mother flying with her baby.
    The Chazon Ish Explains Why He Received Petitioners

    The Chazon Ish Explains Why He Received Petitioners

    “I was in midst of a heart attack but so many people with their packages of problems were waiting!”
    Sanctification of G-d’s Name in Germany: Footballer Reveals Shirt Inscribed “Hashem is G-d”

    Sanctification of G-d’s Name in Germany: Footballer Reveals Shirt Inscribed “Hashem is G-d”

    Footballer Almog Cohen scored a winning goal in the German league, and sanctified G-d's name by revealing a shirt imprinted…
    VIDEO: What One Jew Did to Ensure That No Jew is Thirsty Will Inspire YOU!

    VIDEO: What One Jew Did to Ensure That No Jew is Thirsty Will Inspire YOU!

    What started off as a small act of kindness at one rabbi's gathering has exploded into an empire of loving-kindness.
    The Strength of a Jewish Child

    The Strength of a Jewish Child

    The heights a Jewish child can climb!
    Thousands at Wedding of Bride Previously Wounded in the “Bus 402 Tragedy”

    Thousands at Wedding of Bride Previously Wounded in the “Bus 402 Tragedy”

    Thousands came to the emotional wedding of Sarah Sperling who was injured 10 months ago in the Bus 402 tragedy.
    Transient Wealth

    Transient Wealth

    It doesn't pay to show off!
    Rejecting $3 Billion From Facebook

    Rejecting $3 Billion From Facebook

    What One 23-Year-Old Can Teach Us About Vision & Passion
    Shabbat Shalom – The Big Picture

    Shabbat Shalom – The Big Picture

    “Why me? Why my son? Why can’t he just be like the other children?” Almost as soon as I had…
    A Hospital Encounter Made in Heaven

    A Hospital Encounter Made in Heaven

    The father of the sick child said he would become religious if he would see yeshiva students studying in the…
    Conservative Female Rabbi Crosses Lines and Becomes Orthodox

    Conservative Female Rabbi Crosses Lines and Becomes Orthodox

    In a open article publicized this week, Einat Ramon explains why she abandoned Conservative Judaism and her belief in authentic…
    Tehilla Mark: “Our Father Always Said That Every Bullet Has Its Address”

    Tehilla Mark: “Our Father Always Said That Every Bullet Has Its Address”

    “It’s hard, it’s painful, and we’re trying not to break. We get up and fall, cry and dry our tears”
    Avichay Shanti: “I Want to Raise My Children as Jews”

    Avichay Shanti: “I Want to Raise My Children as Jews”

    In a open-hearted confession on his Facebook page, Avichay Shanti — an Arab in the process of conversion — expresses…
    Watch: Rivka Malka Tells Her Story

    Watch: Rivka Malka Tells Her Story

    Watch Rivka Malka tell her fascinating story, how she came closer to Judaism
    “Donating a Kidney is Like Giving Birth”

    “Donating a Kidney is Like Giving Birth”

    Chayim Ehrenfeld, a Hidabrut employee, donated a kidney as part of the Matnat Chaim organization. In a special interview, he…
    Tzaddik Pays Electric Bill For Soldier In Need

    Tzaddik Pays Electric Bill For Soldier In Need

    Some people will not stand by when they see a person in need, but what occurred on a train this…
    I Told My Husband: “We Have To Adopt A Child With Down’s Syndrome”

    I Told My Husband: “We Have To Adopt A Child With Down’s Syndrome”

    Chaya and Yisrael Ben-Baruch, more than just being a couple, are truly an inspiring phenomenon. Their story begins in Long…
    From Martial Arts to Chasidut: The Story of Dror Pirus

    From Martial Arts to Chasidut: The Story of Dror Pirus

    Dror Pirus wanted to improve his knowledge of natural forms of healing, but in the end he found the natural…
    At the Last Minute The Cremation Was Averted

    At the Last Minute The Cremation Was Averted

    Michael Osborne travelled to the island of Negros for medical treatment , but in the end he passed away. Since…
    Gerer Chasidic Women Sew With Love

    Gerer Chasidic Women Sew With Love

    The textile industry in Israel has almost totally collapsed due to cheaper foreign labor. Yet a group of Chasidic women…
    “Bnei Anousim” Returning To Their Faith Around The Globe

    “Bnei Anousim” Returning To Their Faith Around The Globe

    With the help of Shavei Yisrael, an organization founded to help lost Jews return to their people and faith, numerous…
    Torah Revival in Jerusalem’s Old City

    Torah Revival in Jerusalem’s Old City

    It appeared that the sound of Torah learning almost stopped in the Old City — and suddenly it had returned,…
    Returned From India To Die A Heroine’s Death

    Returned From India To Die A Heroine’s Death

    Hadar Buchris, just 21 years old, was stabbed to death at the Etzion Junction by an Arab terrorist
    The Arab Took Out a Knife And I Was Staring Death In The Eye

    The Arab Took Out a Knife And I Was Staring Death In The Eye

    Amazing miracles are occurring to Am Yisrael in these trying times, whether we hear about them or not: A moving…
    Shneur Cohen Has “The Gift”

    Shneur Cohen Has “The Gift”

    Shneur Cohen, a young Chasidic Jew, is the unlikely author of an unlikely book, "The Gift" which spent twenty weeks…
    Returning to Judaism in the Galilee: Sparks of Jewish Life in the Ben Ami Village

    Returning to Judaism in the Galilee: Sparks of Jewish Life in the Ben Ami Village

    You are invited to an unusual journey: A Shabbat in the Ben Ami village in the Galilee. A talk with…
    The Zoo Rabbi opens first Biblical Museum of Natural History

    The Zoo Rabbi opens first Biblical Museum of Natural History

    Natan Slifkin, a Torah zoologist and Rabbi, teaches about animals in the Bible and Talmud through his interactive museum and…
    Aleppo Empty of Jews: the Last Two Jewish Women Rescued and Brought to Israel

    Aleppo Empty of Jews: the Last Two Jewish Women Rescued and Brought to Israel

    In a secret operation, the last two Jewish women living in Aleppo were smuggled to Israel between bombs and sniper…
    Kiddush Hashem in Shannon Airport, Ireland

    Kiddush Hashem in Shannon Airport, Ireland

    Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz meets a Group of US Marines in the Airport, thanks them and sponsors dinner for all of…
    The Lost Daughter of Ethiopia

    The Lost Daughter of Ethiopia

    An Email leads to a Family’s Reunion with a Daughter Long Thought Dead
    “There are Now Hundreds of Ethiopian Torah scholars” — An Interview with Three Ethiopian Rabbis

    “There are Now Hundreds of Ethiopian Torah scholars” — An Interview with Three Ethiopian Rabbis

    Three Ethiopian rabbis — Rabbi Mazor Baheine, Rabbi Eliezer Mengesha and Rabbi Reuven Wabeshet — discuss how their community is…
    “Everyone Deserves A Chance To Improve”- The Work Of A College Rabbi at Hermon Prison

    “Everyone Deserves A Chance To Improve”- The Work Of A College Rabbi at Hermon Prison

    At the Hermon rehabilitative correctional facility, the goal is to give the prisoners their life back again. The prisoners in…
    Amazing End to Story of Apostate Who Spoke With The Lubavitcher Rebbe

    Amazing End to Story of Apostate Who Spoke With The Lubavitcher Rebbe

    One of the most famous clips from the dollar distribution of the Lubavitcher Rebbe showed an apostate Jew trying to…
    The Woman In a Veil Screamed: I’m Jewish, Save me

    The Woman In a Veil Screamed: I’m Jewish, Save me

    A South American Jewish community was the backdrop for a dramatic smuggling operation of a woman married to a Muslim
    A Muslim in the Process of Conversion: “Judaism is the Holiest Religion”

    A Muslim in the Process of Conversion: “Judaism is the Holiest Religion”

    25 years after his mother and sister were murdered in cold blood in the name of the Koran, Munir Munser…
    A Mission from the Heavenly Court

    A Mission from the Heavenly Court

    Alon Anava never imagined in his wildest dreams that he would be called to the Heavenly court and would undergo…
    From the Church to the Synagogue

    From the Church to the Synagogue

    The story of Rabbi Yehuda Peretz, who grew up as a Christian and was about to become a priest, until…
    A Druze Woman Who Converted to Judaism: I am a Jew, I am the Daughter of a King

    A Druze Woman Who Converted to Judaism: I am a Jew, I am the Daughter of a King

    S., a young Druze woman who officially joined the Jewish people, admits: "Judaism is the true religion. I converted, I…
    “I Gave Up Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Learn Torah”

    “I Gave Up Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Learn Torah”

    What made a successful businessman abandon the race for money and turn into a yeshiva student? Yair Pardun was on…
    Dazzling Proof: A Torah Scroll Parchment Served as the Wrapping for the Nazi Officer’s Certificate

    Dazzling Proof: A Torah Scroll Parchment Served as the Wrapping for the Nazi Officer’s Certificate

    More than 60 years ago, a Nazi officer entered a synagogue in Lithuania, and nonchalantly ripped a piece from an…
    The Nun Who Learned About Keeping Shabbat

    The Nun Who Learned About Keeping Shabbat

    What does a religious family do who discovers that their refrigerator is disconnected on Friday night? The Kisus family did…
    More than just the clothes

    More than just the clothes

    The poritz was terribly distressed about his son’s irresponsible behavior
    The tenth man

    The tenth man

    The man looked Jewish but not like someone who would be thrilled to join a minyan
    Fragments of my past

    Fragments of my past

    It’s heartbreaking watching my father dole out the past with no genuinely interested takers
    Power couches

    Power couches

    You can’t always get what you want or can you?
    The coin

    The coin

    Disguising himself as a stranger, Eliyahu descended into the world and handed the man a shekel
    One letter off

    One letter off

    He showed his fellow congregants the Torah and told them to look under the bimah
    A Soldier’s Promise

    A Soldier’s Promise

    He opened the door and was shocked to see a soldier sitting there
    On Good Authority

    On Good Authority

    The butcher
    And Then There Was One

    And Then There Was One

    Margalit Zenati, also known as “the Jewish gatekeeper of Peki’in,” is almost 85 years old
    A Conversation With Rabbanit Yemima Mizrachi

    A Conversation With Rabbanit Yemima Mizrachi

    The wife of a Rosh Yeshivah and a vibrant mother
    A Missed Opportunity

    A Missed Opportunity

    The child waited, perhaps the boss would give him some flour as a bonus
    You’re Never Too Old

    You’re Never Too Old

    My parents hadn’t let me go to seminary in Jerusalem, and I’d never gotten over it
    Keeping Kosher – In Word and In Image

    Keeping Kosher – In Word and In Image

    Daddy had seen how even his little grandchildren were willing to go through physical and emotional discomfort for the sake…
    Treasures in the Suitcase: small mementos tell a larger story

    Treasures in the Suitcase: small mementos tell a larger story

    A weekly Look at The Kleinman Family Holocaust Education Center
    My Grandson’s Name is Mohammed

    My Grandson’s Name is Mohammed

    A father vows to never give up on his daughter
    Recasting Reality: transmitting history to a new generation

    Recasting Reality: transmitting history to a new generation

    A weekly Look at The Kleinman Family Holocaust Education Center
    The Rabbi From Caracas

    The Rabbi From Caracas

    The Adventures of the Rabbi from Caracas, Venezuela who dedicated himself to bring all those Jews back to where they…
    70 Years Later the Tallit Remained Intact

    70 Years Later the Tallit Remained Intact

    When the grave was opened, he was amazed to find that the prayer shawl that the man was buried in…
    A Shidduch Story: Sorry, Wrong Number

    A Shidduch Story: Sorry, Wrong Number

    Countless memories crossed Shira’s mind of the times her father warned her not to ever bring home a Yeshiva boy,…
    75 Years Later… A Torah Scroll Makes Its Way Home

    75 Years Later… A Torah Scroll Makes Its Way Home

    The wife showed them the “Jewish book” that had been in their home since the beginning of World War II
    An Act of Kindness Worth 75,000 NIS

    An Act of Kindness Worth 75,000 NIS

    Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: “Let the family stay, and G-d will send you an abundance as a reward for performing this…
    Operation Protective Edge: Another Miracle

    Operation Protective Edge: Another Miracle

    The bulldozer was burned, but the Tefillin and the soldier remained intact
    Oldest Man in America Wears Tefillin

    Oldest Man in America Wears Tefillin

    "As long as the candle is burning there is still time to work and repair."
    All Because of a Tiny Booklet

    All Because of a Tiny Booklet

    Alon Tahori lived a double life. The dilemma between becoming religious and continuing his routine life troubled him for years…
    Returning from the Afterlife

    Returning from the Afterlife

    "After the extra electric shock, the doctors shouted in joy that the pulse had returned. After that, I left this…
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