Category Archives: Shavuot

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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The Story of Ruth Reenacted 100 Years Ago in Israel

The Jewish holiday of Shavuot,  Pentecost, begins this coming Saturday night.  The holiday has several traditional names: Shavuot, the festival of weeks, marking seven weeks after Passover; Chag HaKatzir, the festival of reaping grains, and Chag HaBikkurim, the festival of first fruits.  Shavuot, according to Jewish tradition, is the day the Children of Israel accepted the Torah at […]

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Obama’s Lack of Leadership and Moral Accountability

Here’s Barack Hussein Obama reacting to the three scandals that are poised to engulf the balance of his second term: 1. Benghazi is a “sideshow.” 2. Political repression of Conservatives by the IRS  was committed by “low-level staffers.” 3. Regarding government wiretaps on the AP: “I’m shocked.”

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The Sweet Smell of Shavuot

Tweet You shall count for yourselves—from the day after the Shabbat, from the day when you bring the Omer of the waving—seven Shabbats, they shall be complete. Until the day after the seventh Sabbath you shall count, fifty days… You shall convoke on this very day—there shall be a holy convocation for yourselves—you shall do […]

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