Shavuot

This week’s podcast guest uncovers the many layers to the biblical book that Jews traditionally read on the upcoming holiday of Shavuot.

Jon Levenson and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
June 3 2022 12:01AM

An example of Sephardi-Ashkenazi synthesis?

Joel Haber
May 14 2021 12:01AM

Covenant, mutual responsibility, and the message of Shavuot.

Tzvi Novick
May 28 2020 12:01AM

High on flowers, low on tradition.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
June 14 2019 12:01AM

“More desirable than gold . . . sweeter than honey.”

June 11 2019 12:01AM

The writers failed to sympathize with their own characters’ commitment to clan and tradition.

May 28 2019 12:01AM

At prayer, with the heads of animals.

May 18 2018 12:01AM

An antidote to the Sodomite worldview.

Miriam Kosman
May 17 2018 12:01AM

A photo essay.

Times of Israel
June 7 2017 12:01AM

The shifting historical meaning of “Thou shalt not oppress a stranger.”

June 7 2017 12:01AM

Marcionites, Gnostics, and a Shavuot custom.

May 30 2017 12:01AM