Everything you need to know about Shavuot 2014.
Shavuot begins at sunset on Tuesday, June 3 and will end on the evening of Thursday, June 5 2014.
What is Shavuot?
What are some customs and practices for Shavuot?
- To commemorate the giving of the Torah at Sinai there is a tradition of staying up all night studying Jewish texts in what is called a tikun
- On Shavuot the Book of Ruth is read.
- Traditionally dairy foods are eaten on Shavuot.
- In order to mark the agricultural history of Shavuot, some decorate their house and synagogues with a floral theme.
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