What you need to know about this holiday, which starts at sundown May 19.
Shavuot commemorates the spring harvest and the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
This annual day of remembrance of the victims is observed by Jewish communities worldwide.
Celebrating the Jewish state.
This day honoring fallen soldiers -- next observed on April 18, 2018 -- immediately precedes Israel's Independence Day.
A survey of the many explanations given for the tradition of eating milk products.
Within Israel and in the greater Jewish world there are differing views as to whether there is a religious nature to Israel's Independence Day.
The best way to honor the memory of Holocaust victims is through Jewish continuity.
Religious observance of Yom Ha'atzmaut draw on a variety of Jewish customs.
Enjoy the holiday known for blintzes and cheesecake and all things creamy and cheesy.
Cheesecake is the iconic Shavuot dessert, as sacrosanct as a Hanukkah latke or Passover matzah ball.
While following a tradition of praying for the government, this prayer has some significant differences.
The focus is theological.
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