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Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Shavuot Issue of the Jewish Parent Page

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*Shavuot - Its history and meaning

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Shavuot is a Hebrew word meaning 'weeks' and refers to the Jewish festival marking the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Shavuot, like so many other Jewish holidays began as an ancient agricultural festival, marking the end of the spring barley harvest and…