Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
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Rabbi Rayzel Raphael
The Book of Ruth is read at this time of year on the holiday of Shavuot, which highlights the themes of harvest and relationships, as does Ruth's story.
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From dedicating a 160-year-old Torah scroll written in Iraq to visiting the region of the Czech Republic where their Torahs came from, local congregants celebrate their holy texts as Shavuot nears.
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With enough work, imagination and PR, could rabbis somehow broaden the appeal of Sha­vuot?
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By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
While at other Jewish holidays, meat is considered festive fare, at Shavuot, dairy dishes abound.
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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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