S.Y. Agnon’s ‘To the Galilee’: An Introduction

The short story, a Lag BaOmer tale, appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation

To the Galilee

A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag BaOmer

Five Carob Recipes for Lag BaOmer

Cookies, brownies, and fudge to celebrate the 33rd day of the Omer

Holiday Haircuts Give Hope

Haircuts are a Lag b’Omer tradition. Some have turned this Jewish custom into a way to help needy kids.


This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath

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