Ashkenazic Jews were among the last Europeans to take family names.
It's no secret that the Jewish community loves to build awe-inspiring synagogues to worship in.
Paulina Plaksej Kisielewska was recognized as Righteous Among the Nations, as she helped save numerous Jews from the hands of the Nazis in Ukraine.
One of the highlights of this year’s Congress was a resolution declaring the Jewish people a Semitic people, indigenous to the land of Israel.
An album documenting the only surviving visual evidence of the process leading to the mass murder at Auschwitz recently received a digital makeover.
In 1941, photographer and journalist Joe Heydecker was ordered into Warsaw by Nazi authorities to join the local propaganda unit.
Kagedan had always dreamed of being a rabbi since she was a little girl, but rabbinical school for women did not exist for most of her life.
In 1862, the Jewish Messenger published a soldier’s narrative of Passover seder celebrated by Union soldiers in Fayette, West Virginia.
An Orthodox rabbi brought his congregation to a gay bar to show support after the Orlando shooting. He shares his story of how community transcends creed.
Rabbi Pesach orchestrated the rescue of the Jewish community, saving 74% of the Jewish community in a nation where 85% of Jews were killed in the Holocaust.