The attacker who stabbed two Jewish teenagers as they walked to the Western Wall on Shavuot night was a Christian-Israeli.
A pogrom targeting Iraqi Jews began in Baghdad 74 years ago today. It’s worth remembering not only as a calamity, but also as a fragile symbol of hope, writes Shayna Zamkanei.
Abigail Pogrebin asks if we can said aside the debate about whether it’s kosher to include non-Torah discussions on Shavuot to celebrate the vitality of 3,400 gathering to mark the holiday in Manhattan.
With Memorial Day coinciding with Shavuot Yizkor observances, the Jewish Chaplains Council is calling on synagogues to mark the occasion by paying tribute to Jews who have fallen in the line of duty.
The underlying theme of the Book of Ruth is kindness. Kindness that has the power to redeem those who are the most broken, and one day, even the world.
With all due apologies to JFK’s speechwriter, Avi Shafran writes that Shavuot is not about what we’d like God to do for us. Rather, it’s about what we are privileged to do for Him.
Abigail Pogrebin admits she was never great at pulling all-nighters in college. But she’s going to stay up late on Saturday to study and celebrate the Torah on Shavuot.
A simple Shavuot meal is inspired by characters from the Book of Ruth.
The holiday of Shavuot offers an avid baker a good excuse for putting dairy back into dessert.
A moist, delicious dessert that’s perfect for Shavuot.