The Shavuot Hodgepodge

Getting ready for Shavuot[/url], which starts tomorrow night, I thought I’d share some of the interesting, amusing, and helpful tidbits I’ve found online in the last little while. That’s right, it’s time for the Shavuot[/url] Hodgepodge! One of my favorite , , teamed up with to bring us The Ten Commandments – A Song for […]

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Shavuot: the basics Booklet

Shavuot: The Basics

Feast of Weeks? Here’s a handy pamphlet that explains a holiday with special meaning for interfaith families.

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Summer Reading

My 3-year-old recently discovered television.  He can turn on the television and search the channels for Dora the Explorer!  Though there is a time and a place for a television, mainly when Mommy needs to get something done, I am hoping this addiction wanes.    Luckily, I have help from the PJ Library! Every month […]

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Children of Hidden Jews

I saw a short item, “Polish-language guide to Shavuot distributed.” An organization called Shavei Israel which does outreach to people with Jewish roots or ancestry around the world, prepared the pamphlet. Children of hidden Jews are, for the most part, children of interfaith marriages. In the Polish case this looks nothing at all like interfaith […]

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New Parenting Resource in Time for Shavuot

This Thursday evening is the beginning of Shavuot, the Jewish holiday when we celebrate the revelation of the Torah at Mt. Sinai. It is actually quite a fun holiday. One tradition for the holiday is to stay up all night studying Torah at a community event called the Tikkun Leil Shavuot. There is also a […]

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Delicious Recipes to Enhance Your Shavuot Celebration

Advice from Rabbi Gil Marks about meaningful activities for celebrating Shavuot, including surrounding yourself with nature; eating grains, fruits, and dairy meals; and discussing the meaning of freedom on this holiday when God gave the Ten Commandments.

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Shavuot: Days of Cheese and Roses

Shavuot is a great holiday for interfaith families. We have some ideas for how to celebrate and what to eat.

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Use Lots of Fruit at the Table to Harvest the Perfect Shavuot Meal

Reprinted general information about Shavuot, the spring harvest festival,?including recipes for Date-Filled Fish and Tabouleh.

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Orpah: A Shout-Out for Shavuot

The story of Ruth is so often used to show that welcoming

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Shavuot Article Archive

Some of our favorite Shavuot articles, for interfaith couples and families.

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