Jack Yaniv M.
Jack Yaniv M.

Some more names of Shavuot you did not know

The holiday Shavuot is known by 4 names you most familiar with, however, did you know there is on more name for Shavuot?

  1. Hag Habikkurim (the Festival of the First Fruits)
  2. Hag Matan Tora (the Festival of the Giving of Our Torah)
  3. Atzeret (the Conclusion)
  4. Hag Hakatzir (the Feast of the Harvest).
  5. Because Shavuot falls on the fiftieth day from the second day of Passover, it is sometimes known as Pentecost (a Greek term that has become famous thanks to its importance in Christianity).
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Jack Y.M is a well known blogger in Israel, blogging mostly about Kabbalah and Judaism. Jack's acquaintance with the world of Kabbalah began somewhere on early 2000s, where he realized that Kabbalah is an ancient wisdom that empowers us to discover our purpose in our lives and strive to achieve the fulfillment we are meant to receive.
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