Everything You Need To Know Before Celebrating Shavuot 2021

Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that is observed on the 6th of Sivan, which often occurs in May or June. Shavuot 2021 begins at sundown on Sunday, May 16 and is observed on Monday, May 17 until nightfall. While the ancient festival has Biblical origins as a grain harvest holiday and traditionally marks the conclusion […]

7 Shavuot Foods from Around the World

It is a widespread custom to eat dairy foods on Shavuot, and for many Ashkenazi Jews, that means enjoying cheesecake, blintzes, and other sweet, creamy desserts. However, Jewish communities around the world have their own treasured Shavuot recipes that utilize local ingredients and reflect the beautiful diversity of global Jewish culture. We have rounded up […]

Yom Yerushalayim 101

Yom Yerushalayim 2021, also known as Jerusalem Day, will be celebrated in Israel from sundown on Sunday, May 9 to sundown on May 10. While some communities outside of Israel celebrate Yom Yerushalayim, there are plenty of people who have never heard of the occasion. Whether this is your first or your 50th Jerusalem Day, […]