Abigail Pogrebin wondered what it’s like to live by the Jewish calendar. And now she’s going to try, one holiday at a time. She starts by explaining why it is so important — and difficult. Go to the series.
“To understand the Jewish calendar, Abigail Pogrebin immersed herself in its rhythms and rituals for a full twelve months. Her riveting account of this experience serves as a lively introduction to Judaism’s holidays and fast days and opens a window on how Judaism is actually lived in 21st-century America.” —Jonathan D. Sarna, University Professor and Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, Brandeis University; author of American ...read more »