Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774
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Rabbi Yael Levy
Shavuot urges us to engage our imagination, to cultivate awe, and to consider the meaning of the Ten Devarim in our lives.
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
What if as adults we want to find our way back into Torah — on our own?
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Dairy Should Do It
In anticipation of Shavuot, which begins the evening of May 14, here are a few recipes for blintzes from Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook.
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Shavuot, or "the festival of weeks," is Erin Souza's favorite holiday, epitomizing for her Judaism's focus on study and intellectual examination. There's another reason the 24-year-old Souza is partial to the holiday, which begins Saturday night: She is a Jew by choice. Shavuot is the festival most closely associated with converts to the faith because the Book of Ruth is...
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By:
Donniel Hartman
Israelis celebrate Shavuot more than any other Jewish community in the world. On erev Shavuot, religious, secular and traditional Jews from all over the country will join in the tens of thousands to study in various and incredibly diverse programs of Tikkun Leil Shavuot. What was once the inheritance of primarily the Orthodox has now become the inheritance of many...
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