Pita bread has become as common in the United States today as, well, sliced white bread. That wasn’t always the case. Growing up in the 1950s …

I’m a cheese and dairy fanatic. So for obvious reasons my favorite holiday is Shavuot. This is when spring has sprung and my family makes a wh…

If you had counted 49 days from the second day of Passover, also known as the Counting of the Omer, you would reach number 49 on Saturday, Jun…

Shavuot commemorates the giving of the Torah to our people. It also celebrates the beginning of the wheat harvest. So what makes wheat worthy …

Shavuot commemorates the day the Jewish people received the Torah. We mark this holiday in a number of ways:  studying Torah, celebrating the …

NEW YORK — Recently my 3-year-old granddaughter played with a music box she had received from her parents at Hanukkah. "What is Hanukkah?" I a…