Shavuot commemorates the spring harvest and the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
Recipes for the Holiday
The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.
The division and structure has been open to interpretation throughout history.
A survey of the many explanations given for the tradition of eating milk products.
Three major holidays mentioned in the Torah: Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot.
The all-nighter is an observance that developed on Shavuot.
Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.
New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.
This site in Iraqi Kurdistan was a major Jewish gathering spot on Shavuot.
An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.
Although modern traditionalist Judaism uniformly affirms the divinity of the Torah, classical sources disagree on what role Moses had in its production.
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.
Cheesecake is not the only dairy treat to enjoy during this holiday.