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Shavuot

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.

Gil Student
May 30 2017 12:01AM

Hoshanah Rabbah, Shavuot, and caffeine.

Elliott Horowitz
Oct. 21 2016 12:01AM

Solomon ibn Gabirol’s azharot.

Ty Alhadeff
June 10 2016 12:01AM

Not only strikingly beautiful, his painting of Moses holding the Ten Commandments also happens to be one of the most authentically Jewish works of art ever created.

June 10 2016 12:01AM

Greater than Abraham.

Hayyim Angel
June 9 2016 12:01AM

The rewards of human kindness.

June 8 2016 12:01AM

A recipe for overcoming dissolution.

May 22 2015 12:01AM

On the “stubborn” nature of the Jews.

Francis Nataf
May 21 2015 12:01AM

The connection between the two isn’t obvious.

Micah Goodman
May 12 2015 12:01AM

“Cyclical time is deeply conservative; covenantal time is profoundly revolutionary.”

Jonathan Sacks
May 11 2015 12:01AM

Rosh Hashanah as described in the Torah looks very different from the Rosh Hashanah we know today. What happened, and what exactly are we celebrating?

Nathan Laufer
Sept. 16 2014 5:37PM

The festival of Shavuot is less for doing than for thinking about the reason for doing and the purpose of doing—that is, about God and His commandments.

Ben Elton
June 3 2014 12:01AM