Visit Reform Judaism’s Tu BiShvat page to learn more about the festival that also encourages us to embrace the Torah’s teachings and be inspired by the wisdom Jewish tradition has to offer. Find Tikkun Leil Shavuot videos and study guides, family activities, recipes, and more.
What is Confirmation? Confirmation is a Reform-originated ceremony for boys and girls that is tied to the Jewish holiday of Shavuot.
A Shavuot Social Action Guide It has been said that the entire Torah exists to establish justice. Thus, through the study of Torah and other Jewish texts, Shavuot offers us an opportunity to recommit ourselves to tikkun olam, the repair of the world.
What Female Scribes Can Teach Us about Transmitting Torah This Shavuot “I first inquired about becoming a soferet in my first year of rabbinical school in Jerusalem. I had come into rabbinical school with the technical expertise of a printmaker and a bookmaker, and I was eager to immerse myself in all things Torah, including its physical creation. Unfortunately, even in 2008, I could not find a sofer in Jerusalem who would train a woman.”