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Introduction to Shavuot, the Jewish Holiday - About Judaism
Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Jews. ... This is why Shavuot celebrates the giving and receiving of the Torah in modern ...
http://judaism.about.com/od/holidays/a/shavuot.htm
All About Judaism - 10 Basic Questions and Answers about Judaism
Rather, it refers to God's relationship with Abraham and the Israelites, as well as receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai. In both cases, the Jewish people were ...
http://judaism.about.com/od/judaismbasics/a/All-About-Judaism-10-Common-Questions.htm
Why Do Jews Eat Dairy on Shavuot? - About Judaism
Shavuot celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Jews. Included in the Torah ... As a result their first meal after receiving the Torah was a dairy meal. (Mishnah ...
http://judaism.about.com/od/holidays/a/whydairyonshavuot.htm
Contents and Preface Legends of the Jews - Ancient/Classical History
Never before or after lived a generation as worthy as this of receiving the Torah. Had there been but one missing, God would not have given them the Torah: "for ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_text_jewslegends3a4.htm
Shavuot - Atheism and Agnosticism from About.com
Along with saving the early spring harvest for a harvest festival, Jews also prepare themselves for symbolically receiving the Torah when Shavuot arrives.
http://atheism.about.com/library/glossary/judaism/bldef_shavuot.htm
2 - Vol. 3 - Legends of the Jews - Louis Ginzberg - Classic Literature
Never before or after lived a generation as worthy as this of receiving the Torah. Had there been but one missing, God would not have given them the Torah: "for ...
http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/lginzberg/bl-lginzberg-legends-3-2.htm
The Meaning of Jews as the Chosen People - About Judaism
Another aspect of chosenness has to do with the receiving of the Torah by Moses and the Israelites at Mount Sinai. For this reason Jews recite a blessing called ...
http://judaism.about.com/od/judaismbasics/a/jewsaschosenpeople.htm
Shavuot and Torah - About Judaism
Shavuot, in addition to being a harvest festival, commemorates the Giving of the Torah (Matan Torah) to the Jewish People on Mount Sinai.
http://judaism.about.com/od/shavuot/a/shavuot_torah.htm
Jewish Holidays - About Judaism
Sukkot & Simchat Torah ... Simchat Torah is a celebratory Jewish holiday that marks the completion of the annual Torah reading cycle. ... Receiving of the Torah ...
http://judaism.about.com/od/holidays/u/Jewish-Holidays.htm
Ask the Rabbi - Seven - About Judaism
The fact that the Torah begins with a verse containing 7 words and 28 letters ( divisible ... nation, by virtue of their receiving and accepting the Torah, also marks a ...
http://judaism.about.com/library/3_askrabbi_o/bl_simmons_seven.htm
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