Shavuot

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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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Shavuot Foods

Recipes for the Holiday

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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.

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.

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.

How to Make Perfect Rugelach

I have never made rugelach. Well, actually that’s not entirely true. I made rugelach once recently, and they were a ...

Blintz Bonanza: 16 Recipes Just in Time for Shavuot

Shavuot is just over  a week away and we have had cheesecake on the brain for weeks now. But cheesecake ...

Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake on a Stick

I’m sure you read that title and blinked twice. I did. Because decadence has a name and it is most ...

My Mother’s Ultimate Chocolate Babka

My mom grew up in New York and went on the hunt for the perfect babka she remembered from the ...

Egg Cream Float

A fond memory of my childhood is the New York-style egg creams my dad would whip up for me on ...

Black & White Cookie Cheesecake

There are two foods that are just quintessential New York City to me. Cheesecake, and black and white cookies. Well, ...