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The seventh day of Passover, known as “Shvi’i shel Pesach” in Hebrew, holds a significant place in Jewish tradition, both historically and religiously. Its origins trace…

The tradition of wearing costumes on Purim finds its roots in the enigmatic nature of the Purim story itself. Megillat Esther recounts a narrative filled with…

Jewish fast days, known as a “ta’ana,” play a significant role in the Jewish calendar, serving as occasions for reflection, repentance, and spiritual introspection, each with…

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…