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Shavuot

Shavuot 101

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

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How to Count the Omer

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

Jerusalem Day

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day

The newest holiday on the Jewish calendar -- on May 24 this year -- celebrates the reunification of Israel's capital.

Shavuot 2017

Everything you need to know about this holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah.

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.

Tisha B’Av 2017

Tisha B'Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av) begins at sunset on Monday, July 31, and continues until the evening of August 1.

27 Shavuot Recipe Ideas

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

The Book of Lamentations

This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day

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.

How to Braid Challah for Shabbat, Holidays or Anytime

If braiding challah has always scared you away from the task, then now is the time to take the bull ...

Shavuot Quiz

How much do you know about this spring holiday?

Tisha B’Av 101

Tisha B'Av, the ninth day of the month of Av, is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.