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Get ready for the holiday with the ultimate recipes for everyone's favorite Shavuot dessert
According to the Bible, Shavuot isn’t exactly a real holiday. What changed?
‘The dairy holiday’ is deeply rooted in agricultural practices in the Land of Israel, making it the perfect time for specialty baking
A different cheese in every dish makes for a luxurious holiday meal
Great for Shavuot: Labneh, a Middle Eastern cheese made from strained yogurt, is available at Middle Eastern supermarkets, Israeli supermarkets and Whole Foods
Great for Shavuot: Use your favorite blue cheese for this recipe
Great for Shavuot: You can keep the rind of parmesan (and other strong flavored hard cheese) in the freezer until ready to use
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This Shavuot dessert is easy to make and looks impressive. No baking involved.
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The Jewish holiday of Shavuot provides the perfect opportunity for vegan bakers to show off their prowess.
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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.
Let these bright, strong white and rose wines enhance your cheese dishes to celebrate the Jewish midsummer harvest festival.
Quintessential cheese pies make an easy yet impressive meal for this Jewish holiday that's all about dairy.
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Of the three pilgrimage festivals, Sukkot is the most joyous and Passover the most popular, leaving Shavuot in the dark. Only ritual can save it.
The concert will start 45 minutes later so that observant Jews will be able to drive to the concert after the holiday of Shavuot ends that evening.
For the perfect Shavuot dinner, try this ricotta and cream cheesecake, a creamy, light combination used in both Germany and Israel.