Shavuot commemorates the spring harvest and the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
What you need to know about this holiday, which begins at sundown on June 8.
The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.
An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.
Tradition connects the prophet's vision to the revelation at Sinai.
The division and structure has been open to interpretation throughout history.
New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.
The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.
The all-nighter is an observance that developed on Shavuot.
The story of Ruth, read on the holiday of Shavuot, teaches that respect for others begins with recognizing their names.
Why some synagogues use paper-cuts as decorations, how Israelis celebrate with water, and other lesser-known facts about this springtime holiday.
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.
How much do you know about this spring holiday?