(June 08) Today we’re observing . . .  Shavuot

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Shavuot (Jewish – began last night at sundown)
Today continues the observation of the Jewish holiday commemorating the anniversary of the giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses and the Israelites at Mount Sinai.

Also known as the Feast of the Weeks, which celebrates the harvest season in Israel. Shavuot, which means “weeks”, refers to the timing of the festival which is held exactly 7 weeks after Passover.

For more information visit our Shavuot celebration – Shavuot on the Net



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