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How Often Should Married Jewish Couples Have Sex?

And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment

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Designer Lulavs and Luxury Etrogs Sweep Israel

Fancy versions of the Four Species go for more than $100

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The Talmud Is a Training Manual for Jews Preparing for the Next Holy Era

For a hundred generations Jews lived in anticipation of redemption, a historical tension that continues to define Judaism

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My Grandfather Collected Etrogs—To Be Passed Down to Future Generations

More than an ephemeral part of Sukkot observance, the fruit also symbolizes the commitment of one generation to the next

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After Sukkot is Over, Don’t Discard That Etrog!

The citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday

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Etrog Man

California citrus farmer John Kirkpatrick, a Presbyterian well-versed in Jewish agricultural law, is the only large-scale grower of etrogs in the U.S.

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Make Like an Egyptian Tree, and Avoid Israel

Palm frond export ban threatens Sukkot lulav supply

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The Grave Outdoors

To the neurotic urban parent, Sukkot might as well be called Booths of Death

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Sundown: In Praise of Freaks

Shyne is free, etrogs are inedible, and Roth wins again

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Shake Your Lulav at the Airport

But no Polaroid pictures at the checkpoint, thanks

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Sukkot FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Feast of Tabernacles

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Absolute Citron

A look at the etrog, the lemony fruit that helps define Sukkot

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The Etrog Man

A consummate salesman sings the praises of this unusual fruit