New ceremonies and rituals are introduced.
The bread traditionally associated with Shabbat may look different on Shavuot.
The focus is on the Jew's relationship with God and fulfilling God's commandments.
A Sephardic agreement between God and Israel
How the Rabbis brought Sinai and the Torah to the center of what had been a harvest celebration.
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Some of the customs associated with this holiday display remnants of the agricultural tradition.
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An interpretation of this reading explains why Israel received God's revelation.
Cream cheese cookies