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.
A roundup of recipes for the springtime holiday.
A revelation they'll beg for year after year.
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.
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?
The focus is theological.
A survey of the many explanations given for the tradition of eating milk products.
Although modern traditionalist Judaism uniformly affirms the divinity of the Torah, classical sources disagree on what role Moses had in its production.