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 a married yeshiva student who lives there permanently, a villager who has already studied the entire Talmud, words of inspiration during the Third Meal of Shabbat and fascinating Jewish legal questions about pecans. The awakening taking place in Israel’s north
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 on Israeli bestseller lists
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 fire. Only a few dozen Jews are left in Syria now. The ancient synagogues are empty, there is no one to take care of cemeteries and tombs of sages, and the contact with the last remaining Jews in the country, most of them older people, was lost due to fear of wiretappings. War in Syria: a rare Jewish view
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 his new Torah encyclopedia of the animal kingdom
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 them
"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 viewed, and don’t have too many good things to say
From Christianity to Judaism - Yosef Juarez tells his remarkable story in full
What caused Yosef Juarez to convert from being a youth leader and minister in the church, to becoming a faithful and observant Jew? Yosef Juarez shares his dramatic and exciting Journey to Judaism in full
The Lost Daughter of Ethiopia
An Email leads to a Family’s Reunion with a Daughter Long Thought Dead
"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 the Torah section of the facility learn and study, become accustomed to working on their character traits and giving to others but mostly they learn from scratch how to hope once again. The Rabbi of this unusual college, Prison Officer David Ochanona, explains how to distinguish between the individual and his actions, and how not to give up on any person, whoever he is. "Hashem is merciful and helps all of his children, irrespective of where they have fallen to or how they have lapsed".
A Sensational Spiritual Journey
What inspired Rebbetzin Lori Palatnik to become religious and establish the Jewish Women's Renaissance Project, inspiring women and their families all around the world? Rebbetzin Lori Palatnik shares her thrilling life experiences
My Awesome Experience as a Kidney Donor
Rebbetzin Lori Palatnik shares her life-changing experience of donating a kidney to a woman she had never met before. She describes what she went through, the lessons she learned from the experience, and how we can incorporate these lessons into our own lives
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
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 give the Rebbe a book which he had written. This year he was rediscovered, but you won't believe how.
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 he got the idea to read the Bible in the original. A journey of devotion
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 an experience that would turn his world upside down. He entered a taxi healthy on his way home from a "Passover party", and then, without prior notice, his soul flew out of his body and went to heaven. An instructive and chilling story of a man who faced an intense trial in the Heavenly court, and then, at the last minute, on the threshold of hell, was offered the deal of his life (literally and figuratively) which he grabbed with both hands
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 Muslim born in Lebanon who is in the process of conversion — breaks his silence. In an exclusive interview with the Hidabroot web site, he relates the moments he suffered alienation, the cruelty carried out under the mandate of the Koran, and the first Yom Kippur that he tried to keep
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 know that keeping Judaism is not a game, only G-d knows what is in my heart." And she has a message for young Jewish women who fall in love with Arabs: "They want to take revenge on the Jewish people, so they go after Jewish girls. These young women will have a tragic life”
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 antique Torah scroll, to protect the officer certificate he was carrying. Later, he shared the secret with his son, a senior politician in Germany, who decided to return the holy parchment. Moti Dotan, head of the Lower Galilee Council, was the messenger for the good deed
"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 the way to becoming an American millionaire — until the day he discovered Judaism. He is currently studying at Ashrei Ha’Ish yeshiva in Jerusalem and is not ready to give up the book of Talmud in his hands for all the money in the world. A surprisingly interview
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 nothing - and sanctified G-d’s Name in a way that they never dreamed. A true story, the first in our new series "It really happened."