Abby Seitz

Abby Seitz is a writer based in Jerusalem. She is an alumna of SVARA's S&M Beit Midrash and the Conservative Yeshiva's Lishma Fellowship. She is currently completing an MA in Israel Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Articles by Abby Seitz

The 10 Best Quotes from the Book of Proverbs

This biblical book of sayings and advice is full of wisdom.

8 Hanukkah Traditions From Around the World

From bonfires to hanging menorahs to an extra candle, here are some lesser-known Jewish Hanukkah traditions from all over the globe.

Why Yom Kippur Is a Joyous Holiday

Jewish texts portray Yom Kippur as a serious day of repentance and reflection — but not one of sadness.

How I Came to Feel Part of the Jewish People

For some converts to Judaism, it can take time to truly feel like a member of the tribe.