A revelation they'll beg for year after year.
Beliefs & Practices
Why some Jews ritualize their son's first haircut at age 3.
From Sinai to schism.
Passover and Shavuot are part of one spiritual journey.
This minor holiday is known for bonfires, weddings and haircuts.
Shavuot has no specific rituals because it is all about receiving God's Torah.
In mystical terms, this is a period of time leading to the unification of the male and female aspects of the Divine.
Rabbinic tradition sees her as a virtuous woman who is rewarded for her behavior.
This holiday has agricultural, historical and religious significance.
Understanding the prophet's experience