Laws and Customs of Shavuot

ShavuotLaws and Customs Table of Contents Festival Laws The Book of Ruth Customs Shavuot is a low-key, pensive holiday,…

Shavuot

- Shavuot The Festival of Weeks, Holiday of the First Fruit, Time of the Giving of the Torah – the…

Yom Tov – The First Festival Days

Yom TovThe First Festival Days Sukkot is a 7 day holiday. The first day (first two days outside of Israel) are Yamim Tovim –…

Two Days of Festival

 Leviticus 23:34-36: “On the fifteenth day of the seventh month is the Feast of Tabernacles ... On the first day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no manner of creative…

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Two Days of Festival

Leviticus 23:34-36: On the fifteenth day of the seventh month is the Feast of Tabernacles ... On the first day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no manner of creative labor. For…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha’Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: “And you shall observe…the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year”…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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Two Days of Festival

Leviticus 23:34-36: “On the fifteenth day of the seventh month is the Feast of Tabernacles ... On the first day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no manner of creative labor. For…

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Festival Part II

In honor of the final festival days* of Passover tonight, light candles just before sunset and recite kiddush (blessing over the wine) before dinner. *Passover is an 8 day holiday. The…

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Festival of Redemption

Consider the significance of the month of Nissan within which we celebrate the festival of Passover: According to the Talmud, in the month of Nissan our ancestors were redeemed from…

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Friendly Festival

Gather friends together to celebrate Chanukah.

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A Not Quite Festival Meal

Tomorrow, prepare a special lunch in honor of Hoshana Rabbah.

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Double Festival

Refrain from household chores, such as laundry, in honor of both Chanukah and Rosh Chodesh.

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Shavuot Is Almost Here

Get ready for Shavuot with our eBook “Jewish Treats on The Ten Commandments,” our beautiful twelve page overview of the Ten Commandments that were given to the Jewish people at Mount…

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Shavuot Jewish Treats

Jewish Treats aboutShavuot Browse our archive of Shavuot related Jewish Treats. May 18,…

Celebrate Shavuot!

Decorate, eat some dairy food and set aside Jewish study material to enhance the joyous festival of Shavuot.

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Make Shavuot Plans

If you have not yet made plans for the festival of Shavuot, now is the time to begin preparations.

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Shavuot Plans

Plan ahead for the festival of Shavuot, which begins at sunset on Tuesday, June 7th.

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Shavuot Plans

Plan ahead for the festival of Shavuot, which begins at sunset on Tuesday, May 18th.

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Sleep on Shabbat to Enable Shavuot Torah Study

Although one should not prepare on Shabbat for events that take place after Shabbat, taking a nap this Shabbat is permissible since it will provide the energy and stamina to study Torah…

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Make Sure to Count Up to Shavuot

Create nightly reminders to count the 49 days of the Omer from Pesach to Shavuot.

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Shavuot Wishes

NJOP wishes you and yours a beautiful and meaningful Shavuot.

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Shavuot is Coming

If you have not yet done so, make preparations for your celebration of Shavuot, which begins at sunset on Tuesday, May 30th, and ends after nightfall on Thursday, June 1st.

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Shavuot Prep

Prepare for Shavuot, which begins next Saturday night, by downloading Jewish Treats Guide to the Ten Commandments.

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Shavuot Cheesecake Recipes

Shavuot Cheesecake Recipes Classic Cheesecake…