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Did a mysterious little creature, the enigmatic “Shamir”, really help build the First Temple?
Did an Orthodox girls’ movement and its legendary founder revive an ancient and obscure holiday in the forests of Poland?
Kabbalistic literature looked for ancient symbols through which it could express its daring innovations. It found such a symbol in the Menorah…
Tunes from his childhood accompanied Yitzchak Freilich through the camps and on to his new life in America. Recorded by his son, they are now online as part of the National Library of Israel collection
The six pointed star represents peace and harmony in Buddhism, while alchemists believed it symbolized nature—how did the Star of David acquire its significance in Judaism?
A glimpse into how artists across the ages have tried to depict the undepictable events at Mt. Sinai…
Four glasses of wine is a lot, are we really that surprised?
They provided annual humorous explorations of religion, politics, current events and much more…
The Haggadah’s words were felt as KGB agents surrounded them. Later he would “celebrate” Passover in the Gulag
One Seder during WWII – and one right after – left an indelible mark on the renowned educator and activist
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