What is the nostalgia for? The answer comes with Succot.
Sukkot is a universal holiday, inviting all peoples to come on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Only 1 mitzvah I couldn't keep in their prison: Sukkah; How could I build a Sukkah in a KGB camp!
The special quality of the year 5775 (תשע"ה) is “nine months of pregnancy” תִּשְׁעָה יַרְחֵי לֵידָה
Give your sukkah an aura of polished grace with one of these breathtaking chandeliers!
Yom Kippur is observed on the tenth day of Tishrei - an Acadian word for forgiveness and Genesis.
Sometimes terrible things – things like the Akeidah – actually unlock our potential and make us far greater than we otherwise would be.
We aim for a virtuous cycle of creation and rest and yet more creation
Contrary to popular belief, the Talmud never explicitly limits the ban on footwear to leather shoes.
On Sunday, Jews will be refraining from food and drink from dawn until sunset to commemorate the Fast of Gedaliah. Following Nebuchadnetzar’s destruction of the...
As we enter the Days of Awe, we must recognize that it is a joy to honor and serve true royalty.
A statement issued by the Frenkel, Yifrach and Sha'ar families thanks Israel for 'justice served.'
Hamas' tunnels were destroyed as were plans for their unparalleled terror attacks on Rosh Hashana.
If you had an important court date scheduled – one that would determine your financial future, or even your very life – you'd be...
When we return to our routines, things don’t have to go back to exactly the way they were.
The Three Weeks determines the "who we are and how we live" as Jews.
It isn't beneath G-d to personally interfere in the workings of this world, to liberate a persecuted nation from the hand of their oppressors.
The 49 days between Passover and Shavou'ot are dedicated to enhancing one's behavior, following in the footsteps of the Jews, who forged/enhanced their own national character during the 40 years in the desert.
Amazingly, each and every blade was green and moist as if it was just freshly cut.
All the commentaries ask why Hashem focuses on the Exodus as opposed to saying, “I am Hashem who created the entire world.”
The following is President Obama's statement on Passover (April 14, 2014). As he has in the past, the President held an official Passover Seder at...
She was followed by the shadows of the Six Million, by the ever so subtle awareness of their vanished presence.
Marror is the reliving of the bitter enslavement and matzah is the under-eighteen-minutes redemption.
Rabbi David Bar-Hayim argues it is time for Ashkenazim to abandon the prohibition against Kitnyot. What do you think?
Sephardic Jews are very strict in not keeping hametz in their homes during Pesah.