Shavuot Begins Sunday Tuesday May 30, 2017 – through Thursday Jun 1, 2017

2017 SHAVUOT TIMES 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – Erev Shavuos

Weekly Shacharis - 7:00/8:00am

Mincha - 8:05pm
Maariv - 9:11pm
Candle Lighting - 8:03pm
All Night Learning Starts -12:00am

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – First day of Shavuos

First Minyon Shacharis - 4:45am

Neitz - 5:34am
Shacharis - 9:00am
Avos Ubonim - 6:15pm

Mincha/Maariv - 8:10pm

Candle Lighting - 9:12pm

Thursday, June 1, 2017 – Second day of Shavuos

Shacharis 1- 9:00am

Yizkor - 11:30am

Mincha - 8:10pm

Maariv - 9:23pm

Havdalah - 9:13pm

Friday, June 2, 2017- Erev Shabbos

Candle lighting 8:06 pm

 

Every Friday night we have two services.
The early service is 1.5 hours before candle lighting. The second service is 5 minutes after candle lighting.

 

 

 

 

 

ABC's OF SHAVUOT

ABC's OF SHAVUOT

An overview of the Shavuot Holiday.

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WHY DAIRY ON SHAVUOT?

Seven fascinating reasons for this popular custom.

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THE GIVING OF THE TORAH AT MOUNT SINAI

It is ironic that Shavuot is such a little known holiday, given that it commemorates the single most important event in Jewish History the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai.

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CONTEMPORARY MESSAGES OF THE 10 COMMANDMENTS

Now more than ever, the world can benefit from the Decalogue’s contemporary lessons.  As we celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, commemorating the day God gave us the Torah on Mount Sinai, it’s appropriate to reflect on the contemporary messages of The 10 Commandments.

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THE 613 COMMANDMENTS

613 is one of the most famous Jewish numbers, representing all the commandments of the Torah. 

How many can you name?

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THE BOOK OF RUTH | A MYSTERY UNRAVELED

She was a Moabite princess who converted to Judaism in the 10th century BCE, but what does her story have to do with the events at Mount Sinai more than 300 years earlier?

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A VERY SIMPLE GUIDE TO SHAVUOT

Sofya Tamarkin's blog contains a very simple guide to Shavuot.

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THE TORAH UNLOCKED

OVERVIEW OF THE ENTIRE TORAH

A big picture look at the books of the Bible and the Oral Law.

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PROCESS OF TRANSMISSION

Everyone knows that the Talmud is full of disagreements.  Does this mean that the information is innacurate? 

Actually, it proves the opposite!

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WHAT IS THE ORAL TORAH?

The content of the Talmud, the accompanying oral part of the Torah, was actually transmitted before the written Bible.

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VIDEOS

RABBI FOHRMAN INTRODUCES THE NARRATIVE OF THE BOOK OF RUTH

Rabbi Fohrman introduces the narrative of the book of Ruth, explaining that in order to fully understand the story and why we read it on Shavuot, we must also understand two similar stories: the narratives of Lot and his daughters and Judah and Tamar.

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THE DAY THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

Discover the most important intellectual development in human history.

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SHAVUOT: THE SECRET OF INSPIRATION

Why did G-d wait 49 days before giving the Torah?

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WHAT IS SHAVUOT REALLY ABOUT

A wedding celebration between God and the Jewish People.

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CRASH COURSE IN SHAVUOT

Short on time?  Watch this Crash Course in Shavuot video to learn more.

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FAMILY

COLORING PAGES

A selection of coloring pages for the kids!

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SHAVUOT FAMILY PARSHA

A story and discussion questions for parents and kids about Shavuot and the importance of unity.

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SHAVUOT CRAFTS FOR THE FAMILY

Make a gorgeous bouquet for Shavuot with cupcake liner flowers.

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RECIPES FOR SHAVUOT

EASY TRADITIONAL SHAVUOT MENU

Passover recipes by Joy of Kosher

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DAIRY DISHES PERFECT FOR SHAVUOT

Selected Dairy Dish Recipes

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SHAVUOT FOR THE LACTOSE INTOLERANT

Lactose Intolerant Dishes perfect for Shavuot.

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EATING HEALTHY ON SHAVUOT

Tasty and Healthy dishes for your Shavuot meals.

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Questions About Shavuot? Contact Us!

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Philadelphia, PA 19116

 

phone: 215.671.1981

fax: 215.671.8007 

 

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