Shavuot

SHAVUOT

By: Moshe Glikson The renewal of Shavuot as the holiday of Bikkurim, the beautiful custom that began in the Land of Israel of bringing the first fruits of the Land of Israel to the Jewish National Fund, add grace to this holiday, which is one of the most lovely and endearing holidays of the Jewish …

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SHAVUOT

Moshe Glikson The renewal of Shavuot as the holiday of Bikkurim, the beautiful custom that began in the Land of Israel of bringing the first fruits of the Land of Israel to the Jewish National Fund, add grace to this holiday, which is one of the most lovely and endearing holidays of the Jewish festivals. …

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SHAVUOT

By: Yuval Nemirovsky, Mazkirut Olamit Hanoar Hatzioni On the 6th of Sivan, Shavuot is celebrated. The holiday’s name derives from the Hebrew word “Shavua” (week) since seven weeks are counted from Pesach to this holiday. However, Shavuot has other names, one of them being Chag HaBikkurim – the Festival of First Fruits – and another …

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