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Shavuot

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Shavuot is the festival that celebrates the act of God giving the Ten Commandments to Moses at Mount Sinai.

Shavuot is Hebrew for "weeks," and this holiday symbolizes the seven weeks during which the Israelites traveled through the desert after their Exodus from Egypt. This holiday marks the fourth and final time during the Jewish calendar when we say Yizkor prayers.


Living the Ten Commandments

A Conversation About Inscribed: Encounters with the Ten Commandments

Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 pm via Zoom (RSVP Required)
On Shavuot, we chant and celebrate the gift of the Ten Commandments. Lucky for us, Rabbi Fischel contributed to "Inscribed: Encounters with the Ten Commandments," a recent publication about this timeless text. Join her and co-author Rabbi Richard Address for a teach-in and conversation moderated by Rabbi Lustig about their respective chapters, "Adultery & Deception" and "Navigating the New Life Stage of Caregiver." We look forward to sharing how we can apply these ancient teachings to our modern lives.
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Shavuot Festival and Yizkor Service

Friday, May 29 at 10:30 am
Led by Rabbi Fischel and Cantor Bortnick
Shavuot, the last of the Jewish calendar’s festival services, gives us another opportunity to come together in prayer as we remember those whose memories live on in our hearts.

Stay with us after the service to catch up and schmooze with your community over your favorite (BYO) dairy treat!

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