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.
What you need to know about this holiday, which starts at sundown May 19.
A survey of the many explanations given for the tradition of eating milk products.
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.
The focus is theological.
How much do you know about this spring holiday?
A revelation they'll beg for year after year.
New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.
The all-nighter is an observance that developed on Shavuot.
Three major holidays mentioned in the Torah: Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot.
Although modern traditionalist Judaism uniformly affirms the divinity of the Torah, classical sources disagree on what role Moses had in its production.
Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.