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.
The answer depends on where you live.
It's probably a bigger deal than you think.
The name of this holiday has more to do with when it falls than what it is about.
Rituals for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah.
What to look forward to in synagogue on Shavuot.
Special scriptural readings for the Festival of Weeks.
How the Rabbis brought Sinai and the Torah to the center of what had been a harvest celebration.
Shavuot goes by many names, but Pentecost is not usually one of them.
For a holiday that is only one or two days long, “weeks” seems a strange name.
Traditional greetings for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah.