On Jan. 6, our shared sense of truth unraveled. Shavuot shows us how to fix it.
What I learned by giving up sleep in favor of study on Shavuot
The Book of Ruth delivers an ancient prescription to a thoroughly modern condition
Rokhl’s Golden City: The story behind a story for Shavuot
American Jews were faced with a choice: to mourn the president’s death, or to celebrate the Jewish holiday
Why do Romanians sing songs extolling mamaliga, their vegetarian national dish? Because it’s delicious.
Unfortunately, we’ve lost sight of how best to welcome newcomers to Judaism
The Book of Ruth, which we’ll be reading this weekend, teaches us an important lesson about not waiting for someone else to come and save us
This resolutely modern ceremony held around Shavuot blossomed in America
The specific recipe varies from region to region, but rice pudding is an essential Sephardic dessert—and one that’s perfectly suited to Shavuot
Combining the holiday’s tradition of study with the American tradition of the 24-hour diner
We’re Litvaks from the Midwest. Can we get some respect for our savory ways?
Low on thrills and deep in meaning, just like adulthood
Before modern conversion was widespread, Abraham Carmel, a former Anglican turned Catholic, dove into Judaism with a desire to teach its tenets, a disdain for liberalism, and a willingness to criticize the leadership that resisted his entry into the faith
Today on Jewcy: Memories of a kibbutz
In Israel, growing numbers of people are avoiding dairy—the basis for many of the holiday’s famous recipes. So chefs are creating new recipes that everyone can enjoy.
Tired of cheesecake and blintzes? Make cheese-filled sambusak your new holiday recipe.
After Buchenwald was liberated, my father, Rabbi Herschel Schacter, led survivors in a moving prayer service
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