Shavuot, the feast of weeks, is celebrated seven weeks after the second Passover seder. Although Shavuot began as an ancient grain harvest festival, the holiday has been identified since biblical times with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
Shavuot 2019 will begin in the evening of Saturday, June 8 and ends in the evening of Monday, June 10
Friday, June 7, 2019
Join this year’s Confirmation Class as we read the Ten Commandments and hear how these extraordinary young men and women integrate Judaism into their lives and our world.
Sunday, June 9, 2019
A Shavuot morning of learning, food and community
9:15 am – Yizkor for Shavuot in the Chapel
10:00 am – Temple Beth Sholom Brotherhood Speaker Series Presents Mark Filowitz Ph.D. , Associate Vice President, Academic Programs at California State University Fullerton. “Free Speech on University Campuses and other Issues in Universities Today”
11:30 – A light brunch co-sponsored by our Temple Beth Sholom Brotherhood
Come learn more about all our Brotherhood offers our entire congregation while enjoying a light dairy brunch in honor of Shavuot
12:00-1:00 – Shavuot Study with Rabbi Cohen
Our Journey as Jews. How some of us got here and how to ask directions for where to go next.
This is a free event, however, we ask that you please RSVP so that we have enough food.