Book of Ruth

The Book of Ruth is much more than a story about one woman’s conversion to Judaism and love for the Jewish people. Many laws and customs are based on her experiences.

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It is ironic that Shavuot is such a little-known holiday. Because in fact, Shavuot commemorates the single most important event in Jewish history - the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai.

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Rebbetzin tap video

Three guys do the "Torah tango" and try to stay up all night studying Torah on Shavuot.

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never give up

Never give up! There is always so much more that we can accomplish in life. We must never let anything get us down or prevent us from succeeding.

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Shavuot is the Jewish festival celebrating the giving of the Torah by God to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai, and it is a holiday filled with meaningful customs.

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Shavuot in Israel

Libyan and Moroccan Jews have a custom to spray one another with water on Shavuot. The reason for this tradition is that the Talmud likens the Torah to water.

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Shavuot never had the marketing potential of the others Jewish holidays – no matzah, no colorful candles, no lulav, no shofar.

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Torah Scroll

Shavuot marks the day the Jewish people, who had been slaves in Egypt, received the Torah at Mount Sinai. It is one of the three pilgrimage festivals.

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Shavuot is the day on which the Jewish people received the Torah at Mount Sinai more than 3,300 years ago. This is a holiday to which we have been counting down.

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