Shavuot

While I don’t observe much of rabbinic tradition, I am a person of faith. So, what it could mean for non-observant Jews like me to celebrate the givin...

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...

One of biblical Ruth’s most striking character traits is usually overlooked; Ruth is a mold-breaker. Ruth’s society is full of boxes, and she breaks p...

Shavuot offers many delicious delicacies for our enjoyment, but taking a deeper look at the meaning of the food eaten on this holiday, we find a symbo...

The joyful festival of Shavuot connected the people with their land, their community, their heritage, and with God as they made their pilgrimage to Je...

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