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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…

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,…

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…