Igniting Curiosity

I don’t know about all of you, but I have definitely had enough of this virus. At this point more … More

(Female) Role Models

On International Women’s Day we celebrate women everywhere. We celebrate strong women, of every type and social status. We celebrate … More

Or Ha-Hayim

Rabbi Professor Moshe Amar is one of today’s leading historians of North African Jewry. I feel enlightened every time I … More

A Passover Pilgrimage

שָׁלֹושׁ פְּעָמִים בַּשָּׁנָה יֵרָאֶה כָּל זְכוּרְךָ אֶת פְּנֵי ה’ אֱלֹהֶיךָ בַּמָּקוֹם אֲשֶׁר יִבְחָר (=בבית המקדש): בְּחַג הַמַּצּוֹת וּבְחַג הַשָּׁבֻעוֹת וּבְחַג … More

Different or Unique?

“While the Ashkenazim hold this way, the Sephardim do it like that.” Our teacher would finish her sentence and then … More