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What country did Shavuot originate from?

Shavuot is a Jewish religious holiday.


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What hapns in Shavuot?

Shavuot is one of the three annual Jewish pilgrimage festivals. Before the year 70, all Jews were commanded to go to the Temple in Jerusalem for these festivals. Shavuot is also called Pentecost because it occurs 50 days after Passover, and it is called the Feast of Weeks. Shavuot is a harvest festival (the winter wheat harvest), and it commemorates the revelation of the Torah to Moses at Mount Sinai. In addition to the festival liturgy, Shavuot is frequently observed by eating dairy meals -- lots of cheese dishes and cheesecake, and by all-night Torah study sessions. In modern times, the Reform movement has created confirmation ceremonies on Shavuot honoring students who have continued their religious education beyond bar mitzvah age.


What do they have at the start of games at Olympics?

an opening ceramony


What happens in the confirmation ceramony?

When you are confirmed in your faith


Why do Jews wear white on Shavuot?

jews dont wear white on shavuot


What country did Shavuot originate in?

The Shavuot celebration originated in Israel and they celebrate a feast.


Why do you remember World War 1 today?

it is remembered by a ceramony


When is the opening ceramony for world cup 2010?

June 11.


How long after the passover was shavuot?

Shavuot (mistranslated as Pentecost) was fifty days after the Passover. Still is.


How long does Shavuot Last?

In Israel, Shavuot is 1 day. In the diaspora, it is 2 days.


Which Jews celebrate the biblical holiday of Shavuot?

Shavuot is recognized as a festival by all branches of Judaism, Orthodox, Reform, Conserviative. However, of the three pilgrimage festivals, it is the most frequently ignored. (Despite the good food, since cheesecake is a traditioinal food for Shavuot.) I have been to Orthodox synagogues where hardly anyone showed up for Shavuot, and I have been to Reform synagogues that were crowded on Shavuot. Even so it is probable that more Orthodox Jews take Shavuot seriously.


Are strawberry shortcakes a traditional Shavuot dish?

No. Anything dairy is traditional on Shavuot, especially blintzes.


Can you wear tefillin on Shavuot?

No. Tefillin are not worn on holidays, including Shavuot, or on the Sabbath.


Why do you pray all night on Shavuot?

The custom is not to pray all night, but to study all night. Shavuot is considered to be the anniversary of the Giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Tikkun Leil Shavuot is the custom of staying up the entire night (leil) of Shavuot studying with the community in order to reexperience standing at Sinai.


Who was waving the US flag in the opening olympic ceramony in 2008?

Lopez Lomong


Do Jewish people celebrate Shavuot?

Yes, Shavuot is a Jewish holy day/festival (Leviticus ch.23).


What kind of food to cook for Shavuot?

The tradition is to eat dairy foods during Shavuot. In North America, cheesecakes are popular.


What is the confirmation ceramony?

The laying on of hands to baptize with the Holy Spirit. This signifies membership in a church.


A special ceramony making a squire a knight?

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When did this years winter Olympics begin?

It began on the 12th of Febuary (that was the openind ceramony anyway)


How do you celebrate shavuot?

Shavuot is celebrated 50 days after the first night of Pesach (Passover) and therefore known as Pentecost. The name also means weeks, because it is traditional to count a week of weeks, 7 times 7, counting every evening. At the end of the 49th count, it is Shavuot. Like all 3 Jewish pilgrimage festivals, the liturgy includes an abbreviated evening service (so that people can get home to their evening festival meal) and an expanded morning service that resembles the Sabbath morning service with the full Hallel (psalms of praise) added in. It is also traditioinal to read the Book of Ruth on Shavuot. Shavuot is a harvest festival, but it also celebrates the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai, so one tradition is an all-night study session, ending with a morning service at dawn. Finally, it is traditional to celebrate Shavuot with dairy foods. Blintzes, cheesecake and similar foods are popular. The Reform movement encourages congregations to use Shavuot to celebrate confirmation, a new invention in the Jewish world, commonly a celebration of those children who have continued to attend religious school after the age of bar mitzvah.


What is shavuot holiday?

Shavuot takes place 50 days after Passover. It commemorates when God Gave Moses & the Children of Israel the Torah.


In what culture did Shavuot originate?

Judaism