by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
by Rabbi YY Jacobson
Receiving the Torah requires the courage to bid farewell to our pre-conceived notions and to subjugate our ego to radical transcendence.
by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
Perseverance is what will bring us to Mars this summer. And it's the crucial trait we need for our spiritual journey as well.
by Rabbi Jonathan Feldman, PhD
The centrality of Torah in a Jew’s life.
by Rabbi Shmuel Reichman
by Ollie Anisfeld
Why is Judaism the only religion in the world that claims God revealed Himself to an entire nation?
It is not the mountain that we conquer but it is ourselves.
by Rabbi Yitzchak Scher
An in-depth, philosophical look into the custom of eating dairy on Shavuot.
The power of Torah is the influence of the giants of our past to shape the dreams and the aspirations of our future.
by Miriam Kosman
An in-depth analysis of Ruth’s unique journey to the Jewish people and how she brought with her the key to humanity's redemption.
by Tzvi Nightingale
Dust off the wedding album and go back to the chuppah when you looked into each other's eyes and saw only love, potential and meaning.
by Judy Gruen
It’s not enough for Jews to consider themselves the “Chosen people;” we also need to be the choosing people.
Shavuot, commencement and the reason for two tablets.
by Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Forget the moment of glory. Real success is built on daily consistent choices.
by Debbie Gutfreund
All this time that I thought I was giving I was really receiving.
by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
The meaning of tikkun and its connection to Shavuot.
Is a relationship with God worth it? Shavuot supplies the answer.
Shavuot reminds me why I’m grateful for having the Torah in my life.
by Dovid Rosenfeld
Why must a spiritual day include physical delights?
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.
Why we need them now more than ever.
Four ways Torah transforms my life.
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.
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.
A fascinating, big picture overview of the holiday of Shavuot and the Ten Commandments.
by Rabbi Shaul Rosenblatt
Why did the Jews at Sinai accept the Torah before understanding everything in it?
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 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 Simcha Barnett
Some things in life are changing; others are not. Knowing the difference can save you lots of time and energy.
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.
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