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Shavuot: (lit. “weeks”) The one-day holiday (two in the Diaspora) commemorating the Giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. This late-spring holiday commences on the fiftieth day (the morrow of seven “weeks”) following the second day of Passover.
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Ruth is collecting left-over barley at harvest time in order to provide for herself and Naomi, her mother-in-law, with whom she lived in Bethlehem. Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover crops from farmers’ fields after they have been harvested. Accor...
By Shayna Denburg
Artist’s Statement: This painting is about appreciating what a gift Torah is and the joy it brings to our lives.
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