Torah, Milk and Honey

From: Melissa Dear Rabbi, I am hosting my first Shavuot meal this year and I’d like to know what to prepare. I know each holiday has its own special cuisine and featured foods, but I thought the basis for Shabbat and Holiday meals was always meat or poultry. My sister said that Shavuot is different[…]

Sleepless Shavuot

From: Sam in Chicago Dear Rabbi, This is my first time experiencing Shavuot in a yeshiva environment. I’m told that everybody stays up all night studying Torah, which sounds interesting, but at the same time I’m a little wary of doing so. In school I once had a paper due the next day that I[…]