Best of the Week

With Friday coming to an close, here’s a roundup of everything that went on at MJL this week.

Even though Shavuot has come and passed, it isn’t too late to catch up on everything about the holiday.

– Find out what all the Jewish denominations believe about revelation at Sinai.

– Here are some cool variations on cheesecake.

– Or for something completely different, try our new recipe for rhubarb rugelach.

– Were you ever confused as to why we read the Book of Ruth on Shavuot? This article can answer all of your questions.

– Up until 1951, every Shavuot, Jews would make a pilgrimage to Kurdistan to visit the prophet Nahum’s tomb. Find out why.

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Nahum’s Tomb: A Shavuot Like No Other

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

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