Shavuot

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

The book of Ruth, read on Shavuot, is a tale of moral goodness that also happens to feature an unusual number of laws (halakhot). What’s. . .

Yossi Prager
June 2 2014 12:01AM

Why we read the book of Ruth on Shavuot.

May 28 2014 4:11PM