Why Dairy on Shavuot?
A survey of the many explanations given for the tradition of eating milk products.
Did Moses Write the Torah?
Although modern traditionalist Judaism uniformly affirms the divinity of the Torah, classical sources disagree on what role Moses had in its production.
What is the Meaning of the Word “Shavuot”?
The name of this holiday has more to do with when it falls than what it is about.
What Happens on Shavuot?
Rituals for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah.
Shavuot History: Talmudic Development
How the Rabbis brought Sinai and the Torah to the center of what had been a harvest celebration.
Is Shavuot the Jewish Pentecost?
Shavuot goes by many names, but Pentecost is not usually one of them.