Eliezer Segal

Uncle Eli’s Haggadah

A Seussical Passover, just for kids.

What Is An Upsherin, or Halaqah?

Why some Jews ritualize their son's first haircut at age 3.

The Talmud Goes to College

Ancient Jewish law and legend embraced by the academy.

New Year’s in the Talmud

The rabbis of the Talmud speculated about the nature of the Roman New Year's celebration.

A History of Purim

How this festival became a time for merriment and satire.