Judaism & Culture

Caesaria menorah

Ancient menorah tablet shows ‘clear Jewish presence’ in Caesarea

The Land of Israel constantly reveals hidden treasures, testifying testifying to its rich history and the Jewish People's deep and long-lasting ties to its land. This time, archaeologists discovered an extraordinary 1,500-year-old mother-of-pearl tablet etched with a menorah in the ancient town of Caesarea.
Repentance

The 10 Days of Repentance

We are taught that each of the “Ten Days of Repentance” between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur is connected to one of the Ten Commandments.
apples and honey

Rosh Hashana Omens

What is it about symbolism, particularly the eating of symbolic foods, that has found such a prominent place on the most hallowed of days?