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Shavuot: An Overview

May 18, 2015, by

Shavuot, along with Passover and Sukkot, is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. It is celebrated on the 6th of Sivan in Israel, and the 6th and 7th of Sivan in the diaspora. The Bible describes Shavuot as an agricultural holiday: the festival of Reaping (Jeremiah 5:24, Deuteronomy 16:9-11, Isaiah 9:2). Seven weeks were counted from […]

Love vs. Respect

May 2, 2013, by

How are the Ten Commandments spiritual? Explore the central principle of Judaism at the heard of the Ten Commandments.

Mirror Parallels

May 2, 2013, by

Previous video                                                                                               Next video The Ten Commandments’ prominence in Judaism and in Western Civilization has been trumpeted in movies, and throughout history. But what spiritual message do the Commandments teach us? The Commandments and their deceptively simple structure betray deep meaning and the underlying principle of Judaism.  Aleph Beta Academy: Not just knowledge. Understanding.  For […]

Two Tablets

May 2, 2013, by

How are the Ten Commandments spiritual? Explore the central principle of Judaism at the heard of the Ten Commandments.

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