Shavuot Festival Service

10 a.m. Sunday, May 24, 2015

Rabbi Samuels and cantorial soloist Andrea Shupack will lead a Shavuot Festival service with yizkor this Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.. Please plan to join us as we read aloud the Ten Commandments and retell the story of Ruth. There will be a blintz brunch afterward in the Social Hall.

*Shavuot - Its history and meaning

in Shavuot
Shavuot is a Hebrew word meaning 'weeks' and refers to the Jewish festival marking the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Shavuot, like so many other Jewish holidays began as an ancient agricultural festival, marking the end of the spring barley harvest and…