A Shavuot Compilation

A compilation of articles about Shavuot, the Jewish festival that usually falls in June.

What is Shavuot?

Image: A new Jew makes a commitment to a life of Torah. Photo by Linda Burnett. Shavuot [shav-00-OHT or sh-VOO-us] is coming. Even thought it is a major Jewish holiday, only the more observant Jews will even be aware of it. That’s a shame. It’s a… Read More ›

Oops, I forgot the Omer!

You resolved that this year, you are going to keep the Counting of the Omer all the way from Passover to Shavuot, and then somehow, somewhere, you realized that you lost count.