Why would learning sacred Jewish texts be forbidden on this day of fasting and mourning?
Weddings & Marriage
What do Jewish wedding rings look like and what do they mean?
This poem is sung in virtually all Jewish homes prior to the Shabbat evening meal.
The answer depends on where you live.
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It's probably a bigger deal than you think.
Shavuot goes by many names, but Pentecost is not usually one of them.
For a holiday that is only one or two days long, “weeks” seems a strange name.
The name of this holiday has more to do with when it falls than what it is about.
Rituals for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah.