Shavuot

Nahum’s Tomb: A Shavuot Like No Other

This site in Iraqi Kurdistan was a major Jewish gathering spot on Shavuot.

The Story of the Book of Ruth

An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.

Blintz Bonanza: 16 Recipes Just in Time for Shavuot

Cheesecake is not the only dairy treat to enjoy during this holiday.

Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake on a Stick

I’m sure you read that title and blinked twice. I did. Because decadence has a name and it is most ...

Egg Cream Float

Egg creams are light, refreshing but still somehow a little rich.

Black & White Cookie Cheesecake

The marriage of two desserts that are quintessential New York City.

Do First, Understand Later

The Jews accepted the Torah with the statement "naaseh v'nishma" -- we will do and we will hear.

Shavuot Themes and Theology

This holiday has agricultural, historical and religious significance.

Shavuot History: Talmudic Development

How the Rabbis brought Sinai and the Torah to the center of what had been a harvest celebration.

Jewish Confirmation

A modern addition to Shavuot