Shavuot/ Pentecost

Question: How should you celebrate Shavuot? In Hebrew Shavuot means “weeks” or “feast of weeks”. The Greek name for Shavuot is Pentecost or “the fiftieth day” because it falls on the 50th day.  The festival of Shavuot marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between Passover and Shavuot. This is a time to celebrate the giving of the Ten …

Bamidbar (In the desert)

Numbers 1:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the Tabernacle of the Congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 2 Take you את־ the sum of all the congregation of the Children of Israel, after their families, by …