Shavuot 2020

שבועות Shavuot (meaning Weeks) originated as a harvest festival in the Torah and morphed (by rabbinical device) into a holiday commemorating the giving of the Torah on Mt Sinai. On the second day of Pesach/Passover we begin Sefirat Ha-omer, (The Counting the Omer) — a 49 day (seven week) count down that ends on Shavuot, …

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