Jewish holidays

Used by pilgrims on their way to the Temple.

Jonathan Laden
Jan. 19 2021 12:01AM

Originally, Jews didn’t kindle lights to celebrate the holiday.

Dec. 16 2020 12:01AM

The real meaning of Shmini Atseret.

Chaim Steinmetz
Oct. 12 2020 12:01AM

The writers failed to sympathize with their own characters’ commitment to clan and tradition.

May 28 2019 12:01AM

The Sabbath is universal, but the holidays speak to Jewish particularity.

Nov. 1 2018 12:01AM

The elephant in the room that researchers have ignored.

Yori Yalon
May 26 2017 12:01AM

The brothers who wrote two of the best-known Jewish melodies early in the last century.

Albert Stern
Dec. 30 2016 12:01AM

Rehabilitating bar Kokhba.

Eli Kavon
May 26 2016 12:01AM

A path to Jerusalem in the period of the Second Temple.

Robin Ngo
Jan. 28 2016 12:01AM

Why a new year for trees?

Alan Zelenetz
Jan. 25 2016 12:01AM

“The Etrog,” newly rendered into English.

S. Y. Agnon
Sept. 30 2015 12:01AM

The connection between the two isn’t obvious.

Micah Goodman
May 12 2015 12:01AM

Found in the diary of a survivor by Yad Vashem.

Omri Efraim
April 9 2015 12:01AM