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Shavuot (shah-voo-oht) — lit., Weeks; festival holiday that celebrates 1) receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai and 2) first fruits of the year
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Introduction to Shavuot
Introduction to Shavuot
Shavuot ( Yom HaBikurim in the Torah) celebrates and commemorates...
Shavuot: Prayer Services
Shavuot: Timing of Ma'ariv
On the first night of Shavuot , ma’ariv may not be started...
Introduction to Holidays/Jewish Festivals
Introduction to Holidays/Jewish Festivals/Chagim/Yom Tov
Jewish Festivals are listed in the Torah and are of two types: ...
Omer Period: How To Determine
Methods of Counting the Omer Period
The mourning period during the counting of the omer ( sefirat...
Jewish Festivals: Yahrzeit Candle
Jewish Festivals: Yahrzeit Candle
Some people have the custom of lighting a yahrzeit candle for a...
Tachanun
Shacharit: Tachanun: When Not To Say
Tachanun is related to judgment. Tachanun is NOT said at times of...
HAIRCUTS/SHAVING
When Haircuts and Shaving Are Forbidden
Here are the times when men and women are forbidden to get haircuts and...
SheHecheyanu: Jewish Festivals
SheHecheyanu at Candle-Lighting for Jewish Festivals
Say she’hecheyanu when lighting candles for: Both...
Charity/Tzedaka: By When To Give
Charity/Tzedaka Should Be Paid by Third Jewish Festival
Charit y/tzedaka should be paid by the third Jewish festival (...
Jewish Festivals: What Time Is Mincha
Jewish Festivals: Earliest Mincha
The earliest permissible time to say mincha before a ...
Jewish Festivals: Evening Kiddush
Jewish Festivals: Evening Kiddush
To fulfill the two requirements for Jewish festival evening kiddush...
Jewish Festival Day: Yizkor
Jewish Festival Day: When To Say Yizkor
Yizkor is not required to be said at all, but it is the custom in...
Introduction to Jewish Festivals: Medicines
Introduction to Jewish Festivals: Medicines
Jewish Festivals: Medicines: When To Take Medicine generally may not...
Introduction to Omer
Introduction to Omer
Omer is counted for 49 days, from the second day of Passover to the...

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