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Shavuot 101

Shavuot has been identified since biblical times with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

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What Is Lag Ba’Omer?

The 33rd day of the Omer is an occasion for happiness during an otherwise mournful period.

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How to Count the Omer

A guide to the ritual that occurs between Passover and Shavuot.

Shavuot 2017

Everything you need to know about Shavuot 2017!

Shavuot Foods

Recipes for the Holiday

Tikkun Leil Shavuot

The all-nighter is an observance that developed on Shavuot.

Why Dairy on Shavuot?

A survey of the many explanations given for the tradition of eating milk products.

27 Shavuot Recipe Ideas

Enjoy the holiday known for blintzes and cheesecake and all things creamy and cheesy.

Shavuot in Modern Times

New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.

Why We Read The Book of Ruth on Shavuot

The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.

Grilled Potato Salad with Black Beans and Goat Cheese

This mayo-free grilled potato salad with black beans and goat cheese came about because of my love of potatoes, a pot of black beans I happened to cook a night before and leftover goat cheese.

Passover Quiz

On prophets, pilgrimages and more.

9 Things to Know About Passover

Why Israelis have just one seder, how Gibraltar does charoset and other curiosities of this 8-day holiday.

Yom Kippur 2017

When is the Day of Atonement?