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 …

Aleph Tav Alerts: Exodus

EXODUS (Shemot) The word Exodus means Departure and the author of the Book is Moses as stated in Exodus 17:14. The Book of Exodus does not state when it was written but the date of authorship is likely between 1450 and 1400 B.C., which is the approximate time that Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and the approximate time …

Aleph Tav Alerts: Leviticus

LEVITICUS (Vayikra) The word Leviticus means And He Called and the author of the Book is Moses. The Book of Leviticus does not state when it was written but the date of authorship is likely between 1450 and 1400 B.C., which is the approximate time that Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and the approximate time of Moses death. …