Catching up to Israel: A Yom Ha’atzmaut Reflection on the Post-Pesah Parshah Gap

Shmuel Hain comments on the leap year parshah-gap between Israel and the Diaspora.

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

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.

Mikra Bikkurim at the Seder: A View from Deuteronomy

Tzvi Sinensky suggests that we can best understand the Haggadah against the backdrop of Sefer Devarim.

An Obligation of Sight: Depictions of Suffering in the Haggadah

Ranana Dine explores the depictions of suffering in haggadot.

Rahab, Jeremiah, and the Story of Purim

Shimon Lerner uncovers a surprising but profound message that goes to the very heart of the Purim story.

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