Shavuot | May 23-25, 2015 | June 11-13, 2016

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MORE Shavuot COVERAGE

Man With Ax Chases Jewish Teens in Paris

No injuries to boys, grandfather on their way to synagogue on Shavuot

The Child Who Hated Cheesecake

The idea of a cake made of cheese repulsed my younger self. How wrong I was.

Book of Ruth Retold in Animated Shavuot Video

G-dcast’s latest production features original music by Alicia Jo Rabins

On Shavuot, the Book of Ruth Offers Doctors a Prescription for Compassion

Medical professionals could learn a lot from the biblical character, whose kindness initiated a chain of merciful acts

Get Your Dairy Fix With These 5 Shavuot Recipes

Spinach and cheese blintzes, dulce de leche cheesecake, and more

Searching for Myself at Jerusalem’s Hippie Yeshiva

I didn’t fit in among the scruffy rock musicians and young women in shawls and drapey skirts, but my Shavuot visit changed me

My Arranged Marriage—to the Torah

On Shavuot, as Jews commemorate our marriage to God at Sinai, I look back on the commitment I made as a young man

Rolling Stones Push Back Concert for Shavuot

Wednesday’s Tel Aviv show will start later to accommodate observant fans

Beyond Cheesecake and Blintzes: A Shavuot Recipe With Meaning

The holiday is significant for me as a convert, so I created a fish dish that blends my Italian heritage with my Jewish identity

How Large Must a Sukkah Be To Be Called a Sukkah—And Yet Still Be Far From Heaven?

In dissenting opinions, Talmudic rabbis propose and debate every detail of Sukkot’s booth and, in so doing, measure God

An Army Chaplain’s Memorial Day of Hope

How one cantor gained a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future

Happy Shavuot!

We’ll be back on Friday

In Praise of Dairy Restaurants

A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore

A Different Taste of Shavuot

How to celebrate a holiday known for dairy dishes if you’re avoiding milk or simply watching your weight

Finding Solace in the Jewish Calendar After Our Daughter’s Accident

Her recovery paralleled the holidays, from Purim to Passover to Shavuot

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