Category: Shavuot

Worshipers at the Western Wall celebrating Shavuot in Jerusalem, Israel at dawn, May 26, 2012.

Get Acquainted with Shavuot

Shavuot as described in the New Testament book of Acts marks the birthday of the church. Without the historical background, however, you may be surprised to learn that the festival was inaugurated by Moses and is still joyfully celebrated in Israel some 3,500 years later.

Shavuot Parade at Kibbutz Gan-Shmuel. Photographer

Shavuot (Leviticus 23)

Shavuot as described in the New Testament book of Acts marks the birthday of the church. Without the historical background, however, you may be surprised to learn that the festival was inaugurated by Moses and is still joyfully celebrated in Israel some 3,500 years later.