Word of the Day / Hadarim: Cedar Cone Gets Crushed by Citrus in Struggle to Oust Dionysus

The origins of the etrog as a sacred fruit on Sukkoth have more to do with an ancient mistake than affection for the new fruit.

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The Hebrew word for citrus is ha-da-RIM, and while these fruit originating in the Orient were not known to the Hebrew during biblical times - their...