Resting on Shavuot

"And you shall proclaim on this very day that it be a holy convocation"Leviticus 23:21.

We are commanded to rest on Shavuot, the fiftieth day following the second day of Passover, by abstaining from any creative work, with the exception of work needed for food purposes.

Working on Shavuot

"You shall do no manner of servile work"Leviticus 23:21.

It is forbidden to engage in creative work — with the exception of work needed for food purposes — on Shavuot, the fiftieth day following the second day of Passover.

Resting on Rosh Hashanah

"In the seventh month, on the first day of that month, there shall be a day of rest for you"Leviticus 23:24.

We are commanded to rest on the first of Tishrei, Rosh Hashanah, by abstaining from any creative work, with the exception of work needed for food purposes.

Working on Rosh Hashanah

"You shall do no servile work"—Leviticus 23:25.

It is forbidden to engage in creative work — with the exception of work needed for food purposes — on the first of Tishrei, Rosh Hashanah.