A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflection
The holiday is a favorite among scholars, but is it too abstract to become popular among all but the most engaged or observant Jews?
The holiday is significant for me as a convert, so I created a fish dish that blends my Italian heritage with my Jewish identity
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
How to celebrate a holiday known for dairy dishes if you’re avoiding milk or simply watching your weight
While this rolled, filled cookie has its roots in Europe, the version you know and love is a New World creation
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
A year after the ‘cottage-cheese protests,’ Israel’s boutique cheese-makers face a busy Shavuot
We asked four people we admire—a novelist, a musician, a rabbi, and a theologian—what they’d like to read in the wee hours
Cancer patients find a new perspective on the present and the future in the Jewish ritual of counting the Omer
The one custom for celebrating Shavuot is to stay up all night and study Jewish texts. But will we continue celebrating the printed word as more and more of what we read is electronic?
The second day of some Jewish holidays is mandated by rabbinic tradition, not Torah law. In today’s world, they’re increasingly hard to observe.
How I observe Shavuot despite my life-threatening allergy
G-dcast’s latest production features original music by Alicia Jo Rabins
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
On Shavuot, as Jews commemorate our marriage to God at Sinai, I look back on the commitment I made as a young man
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
I didn’t fit in among the scruffy rock musicians and young women in shawls and drapey skirts, but my Shavuot visit changed me
After Buchenwald was liberated, my father, Rabbi Herschel Schacter, led survivors in a moving prayer service
Medical professionals could learn a lot from the biblical character, whose kindness initiated a chain of merciful acts