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Shavuot 101

What is Shavuot? What is the Torah? The Role of Children; The Giving of the Torah; Why Wasn’t the Torah Given in Israel? Additional Names for Shavuot

What Is Shavuot (Shavuos)?
And How Is Shavuot Celebrated?
The Torah was given more than 3,300 years ago. Every year on the holiday of Shavuot we renew our acceptance of G‑d’s gift, and G‑d “re-gives” the Torah. Learn how to celebrate this special holiday . . .
What Is the Torah?
G‑d’s guide to mankind consists of two parts—the Written and Oral Laws—and 613 components.
The Role of Children
Perhaps adults can comprehend the intricacies of Torah’s logic better than the youth, but it is the youths’ participation in Torah which counts more!
Additional Names for Shavuot
Another three names for this special holiday -- and their meanings.
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