by David Fohrman
by Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld
The Book of Ruth teaches us man’s enormous potential for greatness – and the catastrophic results if such greatness is misdirected.
by Batya Burd
Life’s difficult challenges aren’t interruptions. They’re what we need to compose our unique song.
by Rabbi Tzvi Sytner
Why did we take on these restrictive commandments after finally becoming free?
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
Why we need them now more than ever.
by Debbie Gutfreund
Four ways Torah transforms my life.
by Moshe Erlbaum
Tantalizing questions and challenging riddles.
by Rabbi Nachman Zakon
Four essential traits to being a leader.
Staying up Shavuot night teaches us what Torah study is all about.
Now more than ever, the world can benefit from the Decalogue’s contemporary lessons.
A wedding celebration between God and the Jewish People.
by Osher Chaim Levene, with Rabbi Yehoshua Hartman
The significance of the number 613 in Judaism.
by Lawrence Kelemen
Exploring Judaism’s unique claim that no other religion in history has made.
Exploring Judaism’s central spiritual principle at the heart of the Ten Commandments.
Mother of royalty, paradigm of humility and generosity.
by Rea Bochner
Parents – and God – love their children unconditionally, no matter what they do.
by Rabbi Doniel Baron
The Maharal of Prague on Shavuot and the essence of man.
Discover the most important intellectual development in human history.
A fascinating, big picture overview of the holiday of Shavuot and the Ten Commandments.
What makes the giving of the Torah so universally relevant and necessary?
by Rabbi Mordechai Becher
A big picture look at the books of the Bible and the Oral Law.
by Rabbi Shaul Rosenblatt
Why did the Jews at Sinai accept the Torah before understanding everything in it?
by Sara Rivka Dahan
Make a gorgeous bouquet for Shavuot with cupcake liner flowers.
by Charlie Harary
Why did God wait 49 days before giving the Torah?
by Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky
How Shavuot and its parallel facets of meaning represent the intertwining of God's omnipotence with man's free will.
The three prerequisites to receiving the Torah: diligence, humility and unity.
by Rabbi Dr. Daniel P. Aldrich
Moving step by step towards Shavuot.
by Dina Coopersmith
by Riva Pomerantz
Shavuot gives us the opportunity to step out of our hectic lives and rekindle the passionate love between us and God.
by Rabbi Ephraim Nisenbaum
Renewing your nuptial vows this Shavuot.
by Rabbi Avi Shafran
It's not our Intelligence Quotients that count, but our Righteousness Quotients.
by Rabbi David Aaron
God does not expect us to be perfect. If we were perfect, we would not have received the Torah.
by Batsheva Hirschman Frankel
How I first received the Torah, bedecked in torn jeans and a tattoo.
by Rabbi Yonason Goldson
It all began on that mountain called Sinai, and ever since, the Jewish people have labored to climb the mountain of morality and virtue, one step at a time.
by Yaakov Astor
Torah is our guidepost for traversing the maze of life.
by Rabbi Berel Wein
Why do we eat dairy foods and decorate the synagogue on Shavuot?
by Rabbi Simcha Barnett
Some things in life are changing; others are not. Knowing the difference can save you lots of time and energy.
by Rabbi Noson Weisz
Comparing the two tablets: one containing obligations toward God, the other obligations toward people.
by Rabbi Ari Kahn
The experience of synesthesia, where the Jews at Mount Sinai actually saw sounds.
Sara Yoheved Rigler
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
What would a world without Torah look like?
A meditation for Shavuot.
by Avi Geller
The Book of Ruth is read in synagogue on Shavuot morning. A chapter-by- chapter explanation.
by Aliza Bulow
The mystery of shoes and the transmigration of spiritual energies.
Everyone knows that the Talmud is full of disagreements. Does this mean that the information is inaccurate? Actually it proves the opposite!
The great success of Jewish tradition is the meticulous transmission of the Torah text. But actually how accurate is it?
by Rabbi Shraga Simmons
What does Torah learning mean to the Jewish people? And is it really worth staying up all night for?
by Rabbi Noah Weinberg
When the Jewish people stood at Mount Sinai, the entire nation was unified. The lesson is clear for us today.
The content of the Talmud, the accompanying oral part of the Torah, was actually transmitted before the written Bible.
by Rabbi Pinchas Winston
God told the Jewish people to put a boundary around Sinai. Much more than a white picket fence, this actually represents a deep spiritual concept.