This Shavuot dessert is easy to make and looks impressive. No baking involved.
Perhaps the occupation we should be opposing is the occupation of the Torah by those who have been monopolizing it.
The holiday of Shavuot has a clear theme of eating dairy for many Israelis, and the popular pashtida takes center stage.
As Jews, we tend to pride ourselves on passing on values to future generations. But are we ready to articulate Jewish values related to dating and sexuality to a teenager?
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot provides the perfect opportunity for vegan bakers to show off their prowess.
All it took for Ruth to become a Jew was to declarate her commitment to the Jewish people. Why then, do rabbis erect so many hurdles today?
On Shavuot, cross-denominational all-night study sessions give the various streams of Judaism an opportunity to rally around our common heritage and love: learning.
Chocolate-cheese brownies, a classic cheesecake with crumb topping and a creamy vanilla babka – pastry chefs offer favorite recipes for Shavuot.
Nowhere in the Torah is it written that the Law was handed down to Jews on Shavuot. That interpretation of the harvest festival came later.
But Tzohar rabbis, who do not recognize non-Orthodox denominations, will reportedly not be present at the additional session.