Archive for June 4th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Shavuot (06/04)

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about the Jewish
Holiday of Shavuot

June 04 : 3 days to Shavuot begins

Did you know that the holiday of Shavuot commemorates the giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai?

This is the seminal event in the formation of the Jewish people.

Shavuot is the Jewish holiday celebrating the harvest season in Israel. Shavuot also commemorates the anniversary of the giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses and the Israelites at Mount Sinai. We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Shavuot* (sundown 06/07).

*Shavuot is pronounced sha-voo-OT.


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(June 04) This month we’re celebrating . . .  International Men’s Month

Saturday, June 4th, 2011


International Men’s Month
International Men’s Month aims to raise media and community awareness about the unique issues impacting men’s lives – from health and wellness to money and relationships.

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