An ancient prayer for rain mentions an angel named Af-bri. But where did he come from?

Oct. 5 2023 12:01AM

A halakhic requirement for the work-from-home era.

Oct. 14 2022 12:01AM

“The etrog was used as a weapon with which to pelt one’s enemies and as an amulet to soften the pains of childbirth.”

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Oct. 12 2022 12:01AM

A moveable festival.

Nati Gabbay and Nathan Fendrich
Sept. 24 2021 12:01AM

The philosopher joins us to offer a look at a biblical book whose philosophical premises encompass the modern condition.

Sept. 24 2021 12:01AM

Hordes of Jewish pilgrims came to Jerusalem and experienced the Temple’s “wow effect.”

Rossella Tercatin
Sept. 23 2021 12:01AM

The real meaning of Shmini Atseret.

Chaim Steinmetz
Oct. 12 2020 12:01AM

Surprisingly unchanging.

Israel Today
Oct. 2 2020 12:01AM

Reflections on the anniversary of the celebrated refusenik’s release.

Burton Caine
Feb. 12 2020 12:01AM

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

Rokhl Kafrissen
Oct. 17 2019 12:01AM