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Shavuot (Jewish)

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - May 18 @ 11:59 pm

Shavuot

The festival of Shavuot celebrates the giving of Torah (Hebrew Bible) including the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai. It also marks the end of the spring harvest, and the beginning of the summer harvest. Shavuot is celebrated by studying Torah together as a community, often late into the night. It is traditional to eat meals containing dairy. Barley and wheat are also food symbols of Shavuot.

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Holiday Greeting: Hag Sameach (Happy Holiday)

Commonly observed by synagogue attendance or family gatherings. Work is traditionally prohibited; individuals may be absent from school or work.

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Start:
May 17 @ 6:00 pm
End:
May 18 @ 11:59 pm
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Golden Rule

"The successes of your neighbor and their losses will be to you as if they are your own."

- T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien

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