Rokhl’s Golden City: What a song can teach us about a holiday with many meanings
Celebrating Shavuot with stories from rapper Nissim Black, reporter Nellie Bowles, novelist Jessamyn Hope, a ‘Viking Jewess,’ and more, plus a program that fast-tracks conversions for IDF soldiers
On Jan. 6, our shared sense of truth unraveled. Shavuot shows us how to fix it.
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
After Buchenwald was liberated, my father, Rabbi Herschel Schacter, led survivors in a moving prayer service
Shavuot offers an important lesson for politics today
Newly translated fiction—a timeless fable about wealth and humility—from the Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, in time for Shavuot
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Medical professionals could learn a lot from the biblical character, whose kindness initiated a chain of merciful acts
I didn’t fit in among the scruffy rock musicians and young women in shawls and drapey skirts, but my Shavuot visit changed me
On Shavuot, as Jews commemorate our marriage to God at Sinai, I look back on the commitment I made as a young man
Her recovery paralleled the holidays, from Purim to Passover to Shavuot
I thought Jewish law left no role for me to grieve when my fiancé’s brother died. Now, I finally can.
Bill Berman is an anomaly among South Florida’s dairymen, few of whom start their day putting on tefillin
First as cattle dealers and now as dairy farmers, the author’s family has long been defined by their cows. A trip back to their Bavarian homeland revealed this legacy to be more unusual—and fraught—than she’d ever imagined.
As the owner of a Manhattan store, Fleurs Bella, Bella Meyer is creating her own art with blossoms as her medium
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