Shavuot

Shavuot

Shavuot 101

Shavuot commemorates the spring harvest and the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

Shavuot Food

Shavuot Foods

Recipes for the Holiday

Shavuot

Why We Read The Book of Ruth on Shavuot

The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.

The Ten Commandments

The division and structure has been open to interpretation throughout history.

Why Dairy on Shavuot?

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

Tikkun Leil Shavuot

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

Shavuot in Modern Times

New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.

Nahum’s Tomb: A Shavuot Like No Other

This site in Iraqi Kurdistan was a major Jewish gathering spot on Shavuot.

The Story of the Book of Ruth

An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.

27 Shavuot Recipe Ideas

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

How to Make Perfect Cheesecake 5 Ways

Cheesecake is the iconic Shavuot dessert, as sacrosanct as a Hanukkah latke or Passover matzah ball.

Blintz Bonanza: 16 Recipes Just in Time for Shavuot

Cheesecake is not the only dairy treat to enjoy during this holiday.

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 ...

Shavuot Quiz

How much do you know about this spring holiday?

Egg Cream Float

Egg creams are light, refreshing but still somehow a little rich.