It’s Shavuot, a long weekend in Israel (actually also in the US because of Memorial Day). As on all Jewish holidays here is some fun and interesting stuff from the Internet related to the holiday. The holiday celebrates the giving of the Torah, the exact format used for the information transfer is still under dispute by historians.


(video source gdashdcast)


Learning about the holidays sounds better on rock music as in this clip featuring Naomi Less. Her music site is worth exploring.


(video source JewishNewsTV)


Cheese, cheese dishes and cakes are part of the traditional holiday meals for Shavuot. Here is a receipt for a cheese cake. Bon Appetit …


and Hag Shavuot Sameah!