Monthly Archives: May 2007

The grass is greener on the other side


There is a custom to spread greenery in the shul and in the home on Shavuos (Rema Orach Chaim 494). The reason for this custom is because the Medrash states that when the Jewish People received the Torah at Sinai, … Continue reading

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Shavuos: The Milky Way


What is the festival of Shavuos? In our prayers, Shavuos is referred to as Zman Matan Toraseinu, the time of the giving of our Torah. In the Torah, the festival is referred to as Chag HaShavuos, the festival of weeks. … Continue reading

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