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An overview of some the unique customs associated with the holiday of Shavuot, along with their practical reasons and spiritual explanations.

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Customs of Shavuot

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The Milky Way: Customs of Shavuot

An overview of some the unique customs associated with the holiday of Shavuot, along with their practical reasons and spiritual explanations.
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Rabbi Mendel Kaplan is the founder and spiritual leader of Chabad Flamingo in Thornhill, Ontario, he also serves as a Chaplain of the York Regional Police Service.
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Anonymous brooklyn June 2, 2014

tachlis must say, that while baking away my milchigs it was a real eye opener. by far the most clear and concise explanation that i was able to share with all. thank you so much for this at the right moment. Reply

sombatyonerchosid Portland June 2, 2014

Schlimazal Etymology Schlimazal (שליממזל) is derived from German and Hebrew. In German "schlimm" means bad. "Mazal" of course means luck or fortune. The etymology presented in the video is incorrect and spurious. Reply

Anonymous May 20, 2010

What a delightfully engaging rabbi! Reply

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