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The Summer Solstice And Judaism - Bring On the Clouds!

The Summer Solstice And Judaism - Bring On the Clouds!

The longest day of the year is a time when God's presence is most concealed. Even on a hot, cloudless day, however, the Sages’ words of Torah aroused moisture in the air, which in turn created the beautiful semblance of a rainbow.

Comedians In The Talmud

Comedians In The Talmud

There have always been jokers among us. Their destiny is not like everyone else's...

The Jewish Valentine's Day

The Jewish Valentine's Day

Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel said, "Israel had no days as festive as the 15th of Av, when the maidens of Jerusalem would go out dressed in white... and dance in the vineyards."