Shavuot Theology

What Happens on Shavuot?

Rituals for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah.

Redemption Comes at Sinai

Passover and Shavuot are part of one spiritual journey.

Celebrating Submission

Shavuot has no specific rituals because it is all about receiving God's Torah.

Shavuot Themes and Theology

This holiday has agricultural, historical and religious significance.

Outer Faith and Inner Faith

Relating to a silent God.

The Covenant of Total Being

Does Jewish suffering threaten commitment to God's covenant?

The Covenant & God

God, too, is bound by this divine agreement.

The Covenant As Process

The covenant reflects the ongoing relationship between God and the Jewish people.

Finding Meaning in the Omer

A time to prepare for receiving the Torah.