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Shavuot: The Sacred Marriage of Heaven and Earth

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Shavuot: The Sacred Marriage of Heaven and Earth

The Jewish holiday of Shavuot (also called the “Festival of Weeks” because it comes precisely seven weeks after Passover) commemorates God’s gift of the Torah to Moses on Mt. Sinai after the Exodus from slavery. This year, the holiday begins tomorrow night, the eve of June 3rd. It is customary to decorate synagogues and homes…
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