Friday, September 24, 2021

The etrog, the citron, and Sukkot

DR. DAFNA LANGGUT: The Etrog: Celebrating Sukkot With a Persian Apple (
A luxury Persian import, famous for its medicinal qualities and lovely smell, the citron became Sukkot’s פְּרִי עֵץ הָדָר “fruit of a splendid tree” in the first century C.E.
PaleoJudaica posts on the etrog/citron, including ones on the Ramat Rachel garden, are collected here.

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