If Shavuot celebrates the giving of the laws at Mount Sinai, why doesn’t the man who delivered those laws play a larger role?
The truth is, there is no label that fits me except ‘Jew’
In the first installment of a monthly poetry column, words of unrequited revelation for Shavuot
There is a right time, and a wrong time, for naked legs
Understanding how to join the nation of Israel, then and now
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
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
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