Shavuot

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Shavuot 2020 begins in the evening of Thursday, May 28 and ends in the evening of Saturday, May 30

Join BCC, Temple Beth Am, JewItAtHome and the entire LA Jewish community for an all-night study session! We are coming together over food, text, music, meditation, art, etc. to all receive Torah as one community.

You must register for each session here: jewitathome.com/shavuot

BCC Sessions

10: 30 pm – Reaping in Joy – How Shavuot Can Mark the Season of Transformation with Cantor Juval Porat. REGISTER HERE
11: 45 pm – The Giving and the Receiving of Torah Through Embodied Spiritual Practice with Rabbi Solomon. REGISTER HERE

Shavuot-Friendly Food

Order a yummy snack to enjoy learning how to cook, hag friendly, and supporting our local businesses – deadline for orders is Wednesday, May 27th, 8 am. Click HERE to order from Bibi’s Bakery and HERE to order from Flavors from Afar.

Main Schedule:

5:30 pm – Family Zoom into Shavuot with Rabbi Matt Shapiro, TBA and Eliana Light (register here)
5:30 pm – Teens Bake Cheesecake with Reut Sklar, TBA (register here)
7:00 pm – Plenary Session with opening remarks by Mayor Eric Garcetti, panel with Rabbis Adam Kligfeld, TBA and Sarah Hronsky TBH, music by Craig Taubman (register here)
8:00 pm – All Sessions Begin! (registration on this website)

Watch this helpful video about using the JewItAtHome calendar and registering for Shavuot sessions:

 

We look forward to learning with you and all of Los Angeles on Thursday night May 28!

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Shavuot, the “Feast of Weeks,” is celebrated seven weeks after Passover (Pesach). Since the counting of this period (sefirat ha-omer) begins on the second evening of Passover, Shavuot takes place exactly 50 days after the (first) seder. Although its origins are to be found in an ancient grain harvest festival, Shavuot has long been identified with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

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