Without a doubt, Aramaic is Hebrew’s closest related language, but with a long history of each, spanning grammatical changes over millennia, influence from outside sources, and…

Avelut refers to the period of mourning observed in Jewish tradition following the death of a close relative. The mourning process is divided into several stages,…

Hanukkah is one of the two major rabbinic holidays, the other being Purim. Some people like to therefore classify it as a “minor holiday” in Judaism,…

History of Latkes: Latkes, or potato pancakes, have a long history rooted in Jewish culinary traditions. The association of latkes with Hanukkah can be traced back…

The compilation and finalization of the Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible, is deeply rooted in Jewish tradition and history. While the process of canonization was gradual and…

Kabbalah, often referred to as Jewish mysticism, is a complex and esoteric system of thought and practice within Judaism that seeks to understand the hidden dimensions…