Shavuot Yizkor Service

Ruth and NaomiShavuot - the Festival of Weeks - celebrates both the Israeli harvest and the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. But why should you care about this service?

  • Because celebrating the handing down of the Torah makes Shavuot an ideal time to embark on a new (or renewed) commitment to Jewish practice or learning.
  • Because we read from the Book of Ruth, a richly textured story about multiculturalism, egalitarianism, acceptance, and love.
  • Because blintzes!

Take the morning off and join Rabbi Rosen and Cantor Friedland for a relaxed and spiritually restorative mid-week break.

Want to learn more about the meaning and traditions of Shavuot? My Jewish Learning has a nice section that covers everything from the basics to more nuanced discussions.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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