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The tallit (prayer shawl) is a customary Jewish prayer garment.

Uncovering the talit

By DENNIS ZINN
21/09/2018
Illustration by Pepe FainbergYaakov Kirschen at home in Herzliya

‘The Dry Bones Passover Haggadah’

A slim book with a wealth of knowledge and humor

Hassidic Jews celebrate Purim in Jerusalem’s Mea She’arim neighborhood.

The tische: Anatomy of a ‘nigun’

Melodies derive from but also reflect the singer’s inner life.

By LEVI COOPER
01/02/2018
Family tree. (Illustrative)

A community of cousins

A.J. Jacobs sets out to prove that we’re all just a little bit related.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
21/12/2017
secular religious Jews

Trusting one’s fellow man

It seems that satisfaction with life is also related to the tendency to trust others.

By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
28/09/2017
art

Jewish history helped me understand transgender communities

Students should be comfortable studying communities and people who are hard to categorize.

Kibbutz Be’eri Cycling Routes

4 reasons why Israel is the perfect place for your spontaneous vacation!

Be it the pulsing nightclubs in Tel Aviv or the rolling emerald hills of the Golan—Israel offers a unique vacation that caters to every kind of traveler.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/08/2016
Tikkun Leil Shavuot

Just a Thought: On Tikkun Leil Shavuot

The original Tikkun Leil Shavuot was not staying up all night listening to shiurim.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
16/06/2016
Komemiyut

The Tisch: Counting for unity

This is an omer theme that we dream of realizing on our own day, a dream of unity, of fraternity, of love for each other. This is what we count toward; this is what we are counting on.

By LEVI COOPER
19/05/2016
Love puzzle

The dichotomy of freedom

There are so many rules and regulations dictating how to observe Passover properly that it boggles the mind how anyone can feel free at a time like this.

By MICKI LAVIN-PELL
20/04/2016
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