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Shavuot

Shavuot

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Scroll down to see all the Shavuot events and Schedule

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Shabbat June 11

Shacharit:10:00am

Mincha: 8:05pm followed by learning and Maariv

LIght candles after 9:17pm

Followed by holiday meal and Tikkun Leil Shavuot. Click here to learn more about Tikkun Leil Shavuos.


Sunday June 12 First day of Shavuot

Shacharit:10:00am

Followed by a dairy Kiddush in honor of the holiday of Shavuot

Ice cream Party at 4:30pm

Mincha 7:45pm

Light candles after 9:18pm


Monday June 13 Second day of Shavuot

Shacharit: 10:00am

Yizkor: 11:30am

Followed by kiddush and holiday meal.

Shavuot ends at 9:18pm

What is Shavuot?

Shavuot, celebrated this year June 11-13, 2016, marks the anniversary of the day when we received the Torah at Mount Sinai. It is the second of the three major festivals (Passover being the first, and Sukkot the third), occurring exactly fifty days after the second day of Passover. The word "Shavuot" means "weeks"; it marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between Passover and Shavuot. During these seven weeks, the Jewish people cleansed themselves of the scars of Egyptian slavery and became a holy nation, ready to enter into an eternal covenant with G‑d with the giving of the Torah.

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