Passover and Shavuot are part of one spiritual journey.
Shavuot has no specific rituals because it is all about receiving God's Torah.
In mystical terms, this is a period of time leading to the unification of the male and female aspects of the Divine.
Rabbinic tradition sees her as a virtuous woman who is rewarded for her behavior.
Understanding the prophet's experience
Relating to a silent God.
Does Jewish suffering threaten commitment to God's covenant?
God, too, is bound by this divine agreement.
The covenant reflects the ongoing relationship between God and the Jewish people.
The Book of Ruth takes on new significance in modern times.
The bread traditionally associated with Shabbat may look different on Shavuot.