Caiaphas Ever wonder what "Hillel" means? Rabbi Hillel (aka Hillel the Elder) was a famous Jewish scholar and is often considered the forefather of Jewish learning. Many of his sayings and philosophies can be found throughout Jewish texts.
searching for the best etrog, sukkot 09 Just before the Jewish holiday of Sukkot religious people (and not that religious...) are out in the market to buy the 'four kinds', Arbaat Haminim', referring to four kinds of plants to bless during the holiday. The tradition is to look for best of the best in all four components to create an exquisite set. Examining such a fruit can last easily up to 15-20 minutes... #Jewish #Judaism #cultures