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Shavuot

Your Questions
My Wedding Plans Out the Window?

Every person at your chuppah adds their soul energy—their particular aura and presence to the occasion. And only those who should be there will be there.
Video
What Is Shavuot (Shavuos)?
The Torah was given more than 3,300 years ago. Every year on the holiday of Shavuot we renew our acceptance of G‑d’s gift, and G‑d “re-gives” the Torah. Learn how to celebrate this special holiday . . .
Shavuot Toolkit
How to Celebrate Shavuot at Home

Here are our tips for a Shavuot that is both delightful to the soul and pleasant for the person.
11 Shavuot Myths and Misconceptions

Ready to challenge some things you think you always knew? Let's go!
Shavuot Kids Party Package

Includes stories, fun games, and delicious treat you make yourself.
Mount Sinai Cake

Showcase the beauty of Mount Sinai with this beautiful Shavuot cake.
Story
Herschel Goat

“When I was a young man of twenty,” the Baal Shem Tov began his story, “shortly after being accepted in the society of hidden tzaddikim, several of us came to the city of Brody . . .”
Essay
My Shelter-in-Place Shavuot

More than Passover and more than Lag BaOmer, I wondered about Shavuot weeks in advance.
3 Ways Quarantine Is Helping Me Refine My Communication Skills

Wouldn’t social distancing be ideal for me? Sure! If it weren’t for my husband and small children who also inhabit my two-bedroom condo. Throw in a baby who doesn’t yet sleep through the night, and you have the perfect recipe for a snippy wife and mother.
Shavuot: COVID-19 and Beyond!

Jewish tradition likens Shavuot, the festival celebrating the Giving of the Torah, to the wedding day between us and G‑d.
5 Timely Lessons From Ruth

As I prepared to celebrate the holiday in quarantine, I knew that I would have to seek inspiration in order to find meaning and pleasure in this lonely, unusual Shavuot.
And to the Jews was light, happiness, joy and prestige
— Esther 8:16
Print Magazine

To grasp something new, you must first let go. To learn, you must forget.

Learning is not about acquiring knowledge and yet more knowledge. Learning is about leaping beyond your subjective self, about seeing things from a higher summit. And from there, it is an entirely new world.

Yet as high a summit as you may...