Thomas Jefferson, Jamaica, California, and the citron-candy crazy.

Jonathan Sarna and Zev Eleff
Sept. 20 2021 12:01AM

In Ashkenazi folklore, the fruit was a charm for fertility.

Rokhl Kafrissen
Oct. 17 2019 12:01AM

A brief history of the etrog.

Rachel Scheinerman
Sept. 21 2018 12:01AM

Before life gave the Near East lemons, it gave it citrons.

Dafna Langgut
Feb. 7 2018 12:01AM

This Sukkot, Jews around the world will import etrogim from remote regions of the Atlas Mountains.

Ben Sales
Sept. 24 2015 12:01AM

Nine years after the Gaza disengagement, about a third of the Jews forced to leave Gush Katif are still living nearby, often in temporary housing.. . .

Debra Kamin
Oct. 1 2014 12:01AM

For two millennia, Jews have agreed on the identity of the four species of Sukkot plants; prior to  the rabbis, though, consensus is conspicuously absent.

Sept. 24 2013 12:00AM