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AN AMERICAN synagogue sanctuary adorned with greenery in honor of Shavuot.
Shavuot 5780: A holiday of process

Every day, we decide if we are receiving the Torah and adopting the worldview and lifestyle it proposes.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
27/05/2020
THE MISHNA describes people presenting their first fruits with the fanfare of a majestic parade thro
Israel and the Diaspora share a new song for Shavuot

This active opportunity to learn Torah and ask questions is the essence of what receiving the Torah is about.

By ILANA FODIMAN-SILVERMAN
27/05/2020
Penne, cheese, broccoli and pea quiche
Pascale's Kitchen: Shavuot pasta quiches

Children and adults alike love pasta, and so below I am offering three different recipes that combine pasta and cheese, each with a different flavor and texture.

Holiday delicacies
Happy Shavuot: Favorite dairy dishes, alcohol-free beer and cosmetics

This week, make your favorite dairy dishes for the holiday, take a sip of light alcohol-free beer and scrub away the dreariness of lockdown with some pampering new cosmetics.

By NERIA BARR
27/05/2020
Religion, civil law, and love - watch Matan's Pre-Shavuot program live

Matan, a pioneer in the field of advanced Torah learning for women for over 30 years, presents a special day of learning online

Shavuot in American history

By being confirmed on Shavuot, a teenager in the 1940s was receiving and accepting the Torah as one of the chosen people.

By DAVID GEFFEN
27/05/2020
The poor man’s Passover prayer
The poor man’s Passover prayer

This year, as we sit down to our incomplete Seder tables, celebrate our imperfect Passovers, let us hold fast to the words of Kol Hamira.

By GILA FINE
08/04/2020
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra shares Passover coronavirus medley

Each of the 20 musicians featured in the video submitted self-recordings of their sections to compose the final medley.

A still from the film showing Moses leading his people out of Egypt.
The need for another timeless tale

The 1998 animated film the Prince of Egypt tells the story of the Children of Israel’s leap of faith as they escaped bondage.

06/04/2020
Footprints in the sand
Exile and Redemption

The story is about a process that contains both Exile and Redemption at every moment.

06/04/2020
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