The most widely read, beloved, and perplexing book of the Jewish tradition.

April 6 2020 12:01AM

A desire to see wicked nations punished is bound up in the belief in a just and providential God.

April 19 2019 12:01AM

Not willfulness, but freedom for excellence.

April 16 2019 12:01AM

A communal, and often political, ritual that was commonplace for a few decades.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
April 6 2017 12:01AM

Egypt and Bergen-Belsen.

Daniella Geenbaum
April 26 2016 12:01AM

A poem.

Nathan Alterman
April 19 2016 12:01AM

“Soldiers in Hawaii had fresh pineapple for dessert. Kashrut was a secondary concern.”

Marjorie Ingall
March 30 2015 12:01AM

An acclaimed food writer and culinary historian knew that to understand Jewish food was to understand Judaism itself.

Dec. 10 2014 12:01AM

The book read today would be unrecognizable to the ancient Jews who first devised the home ritual of the seder.   

Elon Gilad
April 17 2014 12:01AM