Everything You Need to Know About Shavuot

One of the shortest and least regulated holidays in the Jewish calendar, Shavuot has surprisingly few strictures and customs. Here’s our guide to getting the most out of the holiday! What is Shavuot? Shavuot is one of the three pilgrim holidays given to the Jewish nation in the Torah (the others are Passover and Sukkot). […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Behar-Bechukotai

Name: Behar-Bechukotai Reading: Behar: Leviticus 25:1-26:2; Bechukotai: Leviticus 26:3-27:34 Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14 Bonus Feature – Double Parsha! Parsha Summary – Behar Bechukotai Shmitta and Yovel God speaks to Moses from Mount Sinai. He tells him to command the Israelites that when they arrive in Israel, the land must keep a Sabbath. They may work the […]