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On a few occasions, the illustrious Rabbi Yosef Hayim of Baghdad cited a mysterious source whose name and work had never appeared anywhere else…
The Book of Ruth is an extraordinary biblical story. At its center is the brave friendship between two women that leads to the founding of the Davidic dynasty, and a heroine whose character traits made her an everlasting symbol of beauty
This long-forgotten Passover custom was dealt a bitter blow by a sharp wife in a 15th century Haggadah…
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“I am happy and proud that our mission is spreading the idea of loving one another, loving humanity, without paying attention to skin color.”
Message sent to ‘The Holy Ari’ reflects his influence at the time, outside the mystical realm
As the camps still operated in Europe, a call from Jerusalem to remember the victims and help the survivors was heeded across the globe…
Pages come from the only existing copy of a ca. 1492 edition of “Arba’ah Turim”, one of history’s most important codes of Jewish law
How does Israel honor Tu B’Shvat – the Jewish Arbor Day – in a year when planting is forbidden? Through celebration, education – and the occasional workaround.
Years after Zalman Pollack was a star of the Jewish world, his life’s work was rediscovered…
On the eve of World War I, a group of Polish yeshiva students signed a pact to make their friendship everlasting…
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