Yaakov Jaffe traces the origins and evolution of the custom to shake the lulav in different directions.
Two readers respond to Michael Broyde's recent article on time-bound commandments. Leah Sarna critiques Broyde's omission of female scholarship, and Avi Siegal argues that Broyde's unifying theory skews the data.
Michael Broyde offers a new theory for why halakhah obligates women in some time-bound positive mitzvot and exempts them from others.
Chana Chava Ford explains what Sukkot might teach us about real religious change.