Tzeddukim

June 21, 2006

the deviationist sect which believed in the absolutely literal interpretation of the Torah. Therefore, in the expression “Mimochorat HaShabbat,” the Shabbat referred to is “Shabbat Breishit;” the regular weekly Shabbat, implying that Sefirat HaOmer would always begin on Sunday and end on the Fiftieth Day; thus, Shavuot would always fall on a Sunday.