A passionate sonnet by Yocheved Friedman in memory of the Rav, zt'l.
"Ha lahma anya" is one of the first paragraphs recited at the Seder - and its strange features have been baffling commentators for centuries. Elli Fischer adds his reflections to the mix.
For Jennifer Raskas, the seder narrative reflects on the past and informs the future.
James Diamond takes a fresh approach to Maimonides's Passover theology and "Elijah's Cup."
In honor of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’s 70th birthday, Ari Lamm explores his legacy as a biblical commentator.
What does the makeup of the altar drainage pipes tell us about the nature of holiness? Shlomo Zuckier explores!
It is customary to celebrate Tu Bi-Shevat by eating fruits and reciting the She-Hehiyanu blessing on them. This custom, however, has proved challenging in recent years as advances in technology have made it difficult to find new fruit—as defined by halakhah—to say the She-Hehiyanu
What inspired Azariah de Rossi to take a work that cut against the grain of rabbinic views of the Septuagint and make it accessible to his Hebrew-reading fellow Jews?
Joey Rosenfeld takes Kafka and Rav Nahman for a spin, on their timely drey-ing of the tops!
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