I didn’t fit in among the scruffy rock musicians and young women in shawls and drapey skirts, but my Shavuot visit changed meRead more ›
The holiday is significant for me as a convert, so I created a fish dish that blends my Italian heritage with my Jewish identityRead more ›
Medical professionals could learn a lot from the biblical character, whose kindness initiated a chain of merciful actsRead more ›
A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflectionRead more ›
We asked four people we admire—a novelist, a musician, a rabbi, and a theologian—what they’d like to read in the wee hoursRead more ›
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The holiday is a favorite among scholars, but is it too abstract to become popular among all but the most engaged or observant Jews?