Larry Domnitch

Larry Domnitch is a freelance writer and Jewish educator. He has a master's degree in Jewish history from Yeshiva University's Bernard Revel Graduate School.

Articles by Larry Domnitch

How Tu B’Av Became Matchmaking Season

A historical perspective on the Jewish holiday of love.

Western Wall

This remnant of the Second Temple is an important symbol in Judaism.

Hezekiah’s Passover

The festival served as a repudiation of idolatry.

Passover and Blood Libels

The accusation that blood was used to make wine or matzah for Passover was a pretext for attacks on Jews.

Passover After the Civil War

Northern Jews come to the aid of the southern Jewish community.

Special Purims

Local celebrations echoing the Purim theme have been instituted by communities throughout Jewish history.

When Herzl Planted a Tree

A well-known story that weaves together Tu Bishvat, tree-planting and the rebuilding of Israel