HOUSES OF WORSHIP: Happy Shavuot By Rabbi FRANK TAMBURELLO

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This Tuesday evening, May 14, and ending after sundown on Thursday, May 16, 2013, Jews celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, or the Feast of Weeks. Shavuot, commemorated seven weeks after Passover, is one of the three biblical pilgrimage festivals when Jews were obliged to travel to the Temple in Jerusalem with offerings of the first fruits of the new harvest. …

Hezi ArisHOUSES OF WORSHIP: Happy Shavuot By Rabbi FRANK TAMBURELLO