Category: Festivals

NOT REALLY AN ARGUMENT

The Talmud records a debate between Rabbi Eliezer ben Hyrcanus and Rabbi Akiva as to... Read More

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SIMCHAT TORAH REVEALED

Jewish law prohibits imposing a celebration onto an already joyful time - a rule known... Read More

THE WORLD’S MOST REMARKABLE FRUIT (PODCAST)

It comes in many sizes and colors, and even the shape varies considerably. The etrog... Read More

THE WORLD’S MOST REMARKABLE FRUIT

It is fair to say that the etrog fruit used by Jewish communities across the... Read More

THE BOOK OF JONAH AND YOM KIPPUR

INTRODUCTION Sefer Yonah is definitely one of the most confounding narratives in the whole of... Read More

THE CONFOUNDING STORY OF JONAH (VIDEO)

One of the most challenging stories in Tanach is the narrative contained in four short... Read More

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THE CONFOUNDING STORY OF JONAH

One of the most challenging stories in Tanach is the narrative contained in four short... Read More

THE RADOSHITZER’S SHOFAR

Let me begin by posing a question. Then, I want to tell you a story.... Read More