Used by pilgrims on their way to the Temple.
Originally, Jews didn’t kindle lights to celebrate the holiday.
Heshvan is the bitterest month.
The real meaning of Shmini Atseret.
The writers failed to sympathize with their own characters’ commitment to clan and tradition.
The Sabbath is universal, but the holidays speak to Jewish particularity.
The elephant in the room that researchers have ignored.
The brothers who wrote two of the best-known Jewish melodies early in the last century.
Rehabilitating bar Kokhba.
A path to Jerusalem in the period of the Second Temple.
Why a new year for trees?
“The Etrog,” newly rendered into English.
The connection between the two isn’t obvious.
Found in the diary of a survivor by Yad Vashem.