SHELACH L’CHA (send for yourself)

Moses and the Messengers from Canaan by Giovanni Lanfranco Numbers 13:27 And they told him that we came to the land where you sent us and it does flow with milk and honey; and this is the fruit from it. 28 However, the people are strong that live in the land and the cities are walled and very large: and also …

SHAVU’OT /FEAST of WEEKS/ PENTECOST

The word Shavuot means “weeks”. It marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between Passover and Shavuot. Shavuot also means “oaths” for on this day YHUH swore eternal devotion to us, and we in turn pledged everlasting loyalty to Him. Shavuot is compared to a wedding between YHUH and His people. Question: Why do we celebrate Shavuot? This is …