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Shavuot is one of the Shalosh R’galim, the three pilgrimage festivals, along with Pesach and Sukkot, when the Israelites marked key transitions in the agricultural year by bringing offerings to the Temple in Jerusalem. Shavuot marked th...

Posted on 29 May 2017, By Meira Ben-Gad

The Jewish knowledge I acquired as a child from my “culturally Jewish” family extended not very far beyond being told who from the world of entertainment was of the faith, and two superstitions. The first was that we should never sle...

Posted on 24 May 2017, By Nick Gendler
Masorti is Listening

Imagine: you are having a conversation with a person from your Masorti community. You’ve never met this person, or perhaps only know them from afar. It’s just you and them, getting to know each other. But what if this conversation was...

Posted on 24 May 2017, By Adrienne Bernstein