Shavuot 101

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


Shavuot Foods

Recipes for the Holiday


Why We Read The Book of Ruth on Shavuot

The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.

Shavuot 2017

Everything you need to know about Shavuot 2017!

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.

Shavuot in Modern Times

New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.

27 Shavuot Recipe Ideas

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

The Story of the Book of Ruth

An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.

Finding Meaning in the Omer

A time to prepare for receiving the Torah.

Shavuot Quiz

How much do you know about this spring holiday?

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.

Shavuot Activities for Kids

A revelation they'll beg for year after year.

Do First, Understand Later

The Jews accepted the Torah with the statement naaseh v'nishma--we will do and we will hear.