I’m a person of faith but don’t observe much of rabbinic tradition. So, how can non-observant Jews like me celebrate the giving of the Law on Shavuot?

The Hebrew text of Exodus says that we saw the voice of God at Sinai. Rabbis interpret this visual manifestation as God’s words dividing into 70 langu...

Ruth is a mold-breaker. Her society was full of boxes, and she broke pretty much every box that can be broken without engaging in immorality.

Taking a deeper look at the meaning of the food eaten on Shavuot, we find a symbolic showcase of God’s promises to the Israelites—and to us today.

The joyful festival of Shavuot connected the people with their land, with each other, and with God as they made their pilgrimage to Jerusalem.