Thomas Jefferson, Jamaica, California, and the citron-candy crazy.
In Ashkenazi folklore, the fruit was a charm for fertility.
A brief history of the etrog.
Before life gave the Near East lemons, it gave it citrons.
This Sukkot, Jews around the world will import etrogim from remote regions of the Atlas Mountains.
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.. . .
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.