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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…

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,…

Tefillin are a pair of black leather boxes containing verses from the Torah, which are bound to the arm and forehead with leather straps during morning…