Sunday, April 19, 2015 Nisan 30, 5775
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Joy Ladin
Shavuot, a holiday of transformation, is a fitting time to reflect on the trials and tribulations of gender transition.
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Rivka Tal, JE Feature
Baked macaroni and cheese, spinach tart and other recipes compiled by an experienced foodie might bring just the right flavors to your Shavuot meals.
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By:
Deborah Rosenbloom, JTA
Writer Deborah Rosenbloom always thought of Ruth, the heroine of Shavuot, as a woman who made good choices, was strong and fulfilled. But lately she's been rethinking this and focusing on the strange dynamics of what appears to be an unhealthy, possibly abusive, relationship between Ruth and Naomi, her mother-in-law.
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
While at other Jewish holidays, meat is considered festive fare, at Shavuot, dairy dishes abound.
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With enough work, imagination and PR, could rabbis somehow broaden the appeal of Sha­vuot?
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