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Shavout Celebration 5777/2017

Shavout Celebration 5777/2017

  • Shavuot Celebrations!

  • Shavuot Celebrations 2017 -5777
    Wednesday, May 31 - Thursday, June 1, 2017
    Sivan 6-7 5777

    All events to take place at
    The Chabad House - Center for Jewish Life an Learning
    13030 County Road 103 Oxford, Fl 34484

    Shavuot Day 1Wednesday, May 31,2017
    Men, Women, & Children Come listen to a Live reading of the Ten Commandmentson the first day of the Shavuot holiday.


    12:30pm
    Holiday Services begin 11:00am
    followed by the Reading of Torah and Ten commandments at 12:30pm
    Services conclude with "Musaf" and priestly blessings.

     
    Following the services will be a delicious dairy buffet including blintzes, cheese cake, cheeses and more!

    Wine & Cheese

    Children will have a chance to create their very own
    edible Torahs and enjoy other fun and holiday treats!

     Shavuot Day 2Thursday, June 1, 2017
    Holiday services and Yizkor Memorial Service

    Services begin 10:00am
    Yizkor Memorial Service 11:30am
    Priestly blessing 12:00pm
    Followed by a holiday Kiddush Lunch


    What is Shavuot?
    Shavuot commemorates the day the Torah was given by G‑d to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai more than 3300 years ago. Every year on the holiday of Shavuot we renew our acceptance of G‑d’s gift, and G‑d "re-gives" the Torah. It is celebrated by reading the Ten Commandments and includes customs such as studying all night and eating dairy foods.

    The word Shavuot means "weeks." It marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between Passover and Shavuot.

    The giving of the Torah was a far-reaching spiritual eventâ€"one that touched the essence of the Jewish soul for all times. Our sages have compared it to a wedding between G‑d and the Jewish people. Shavuot also means “oaths," for on this day G‑d swore eternal devotion to us, and we in turn pledged everlasting loyalty to Him.

    The holiday of Shavuot is a two-day holiday, beginning at sundown of the 5th of Sivan and lasting until nightfall of the 7th of Sivan

    To learn more about the holiday click here

  • This event is free of charge and open to all. 
    No membership or affiliation necessary.

    Suggested donation:
    $18pp
    Children Free

    Lunch Sponsor $50 
    Cheesecake Sponsor $180
    Sinai Sponosr $360
    Torah Sponsor $500


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