Ronald L. Eisenberg

Ronald L. Eisenberg, a radiologist and non-practicing attorney, is the author of numerous books, including The Jewish World in Stamps.

Articles by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Hagbah and Gelilah Explained

Raising and dressing the Torah.

Jewish Judges

Who are they? What are their qualities?

Beit Dins and Sanhedrin

In the Second Temple period, a system of Jewish courts emerged.

Levirate Marriage and Halitzah

Ancient customs involving a childless widow.


The formal call to worship in morning and evening services.


Confessing your sins every day, twice a day, for the rest of your life.

8 Popular Jewish Superstitions

Like all cultures, Jews have developed numerous superstitious practices applicable to a variety of occasions.