Kosher Culture Foundation.org 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐮𝐨𝐭 ~ 𝐅𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐬 ~ 𝐏𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐬𝐭 🔯 Shavuot (or Shovuos in Ashkenazi usage); Shavuʿoth in Sephardi & Mizrahi usage; (Hebrew: שבועות, lit. "Weeks"), known as the Feast of Weeks in English and as Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή) in Ancient Greek, is a Jewish holiday that occurs on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan
📅 Shavuot has a double significance. It marks the all-important wheat harvest in the Land of Israel (Exodus 34:22); and it commemorates the anniversary of the day God gave the Torah to the entire nation of Israel assembled at Mount Sinai, although the association between the giving of the Torah (Matan Torah) and Shavuot is not explicit in the Biblical text.
🍷🍷🍷 The holiday is one of the "Shalosh Regalim", the 3 Biblical pilgrimage festivals. It marks the conclusion of the Counting of the Omer, and its date is directly linked to that of Passover. The Torah mandates the 7-week Counting of the Omer, beginning on the 2nd day of Passover, to be immediately followed by Shavuot. This counting of days and weeks is understood to express anticipation and desire for the giving of the Torah. On Passover, the people of Israel were freed from their enslavement to Pharaoh; on Shavuot they were given the Torah and became a nation committed to serving God. The word Shavuot means weeks, and the festival of Shavuot marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between Passover and Shavuot. The yahrzeit of King David is traditionally observed on Shavuot. Hasidic Jews also observe the yahrzeit of the Baal Shem Tov. According to Jewish law, Shavuot is celebrated in Israel for one day and in the Diaspora (outside of Israel) for two days.
📖 In the Bible, Shavuot is called the Festival of Weeks (Hebrew: חג השבועות, Ḥag ha-Shavuot, Exodus 34:22, Deuteronomy 16:10); Festival of Reaping (Hebrew: חג הקציר, Ḥag ha-Katsir, Exodus 23:16), and Day of the First Fruits (Hebrew יום הבכורים, Yom ha-Bikkurim, Numbers 28:26
⏳ The Talmud refers to Shavuot as Atzeret (Hebrew: עצרת, "refraining" or "holding back"), referring to the prohibition against work on this holiday & to the conclusion of the holiday & season of Passover. Since Shavuot occurs 50 days after Passover, Hellenistic Jews gave it the name "Pentecost", "fiftieth day")
💧🍎🍐═══ 𝐂𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐅𝐫𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐬, 𝐁𝐢𝐤𝐤𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐦 ═══ 💧🍎🍐 Shavuot was also the first day on which individuals could bring the Bikkurim (first fruits) to the Temple in Jerusalem (Mishnah Bikkurim 1:3). The Bikkurim were brought from the Seven Species for which the Land of Israel is praised: wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives, and dates (Deut. 8:8).
🌿 In the largely agrarian society of ancient Israel, Jewish farmers would tie a reed around the first ripening fruits from each of these species in their fields. At the time of harvest, the fruits identified by the reed would be cut and placed in baskets woven of gold and silver. The baskets would then be loaded on oxen whose horns were gilded and laced with garlands of flowers, and who were led in a grand procession to Jerusalem. As the farmer and his entourage passed through cities and towns, they would be accompanied by music and parades. 🎉 [via wiki]
📅 Shavuot 2019 in Israel will begin in the evening of Saturday, June 8 and ends in the evening of Sunday, June 9. It is celebrated for two days in the Diaspora, outside of Israe, ending Monday evening, June 10. [Video by Talia Cohen] ♥ Chag Sameyach ★ Happy Holidays ♥ from Kosher Culture Foundation ✡ www.facebook.com/KosherCulture.org #KosherCultureFoundation #AmYisraelChai #BeingJewishRocks #ProudToBeaJew #ProudToBeJewish #Israel #EretzYisrael #Yisrael #FriendsOfIsrael #ProIsrael #LoveIsrael #ILoveIsrael #Torah #divreiTorah #Hashem #LoveHashem #LoveTorah #ILoveHashem #ILoveTorah #JewishObservance #JewishHolidays #JewishCulture #JewishLaw #JewishCustom #JewishTradition #JewishPrayer #Shavuot #FeastofWeeks #Pentecost ...
Adat Yeshua Shavuot Service 2019 Sat June 8, 2019 7pm
Music Lechu Nerannena, Let us sing to the Lord Adonai Machesenu, The Lord is our Refuge
Dance First Fruits, Beit Tehila Dance, filmed on the Mount of Beatitudes in the Galillee Region, Israel.
Music Bo Ruach Elohim, Come spirit of God Kadosh, Holy
Movie Clips Moses Movie – Receiving the Torah on Mt Sinai Day of Pentecost, Reenactment of Acts 2 Arctic Fire – Sound of Mighty Wind in Church of Inuit peoples, Newfoundland Holy Spirit Fire India - by Andres Bisonni Jewish girl filled with Holy Spirit Testimony ...