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Rabbi Yehudah Ha-Levi’s Love Song on Jewish Self-Identification for the 7th...

Yaakov Jaffe explores Yehuda Ha-Levi's Yom Le-Yabasha.

Song of the Sea: Making a Space for Joy and Sorrow

Zach Truboff draws on personal experience in considering the place of Yizkor on Yom Tov.

Where is the Justice in the Tenth Plague?

Ezra Sivan asks: Where is the justice in the tenth plague?

Book Review: Haroset: A Taste of Jewish History by Susan Weingarten

Yakov Ellenbogen reviews Susan Weingarten's Haroset: A Taste of Jewish History.

The Upside-Down Search for Hametz

Eli Genauer explores the profound impact of a printing error on the halakhot of Pesah.

R. Eliezer Berkovits’ Faith and Freedom Passover Haggadah

Ross Singer reviews the Faith and Freedom R. Eliezer Berkovits Haggadah, compiled by Reuven Mohl.

An Obligation of Sight: Depictions of Suffering in the Haggadah

Ranana Dine explores the depictions of suffering in haggadot.

The Jewish Calendar: A Scientific Perspective

William Gerwitz explains the scientific knowledge needed to fully understand the Jewish calendar.

Pesah and Shavuot, Or: Emancipation and Freedom

Jerome Marcus explores understandings of freedom within halakhah and how they relate to Pesah and Shavuot

The Pauper’s Bread

"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.

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