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Shavuos

Shavuos


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Please join us at Chabad for an inspiring and uplifting Shavuot.

Chabad of Putnam:
5 Fair Street.
Carmel NY 10512


For more information please call 845 225 4770 or email us.



Shavuot Schedule 2017 - 5777

Tuesday May 30
 
8:03 pm
Candle Lighting
10:00 pm Night time Learning
Wednesday May 31
10:00 am Morning Services
11:00 am RELIVE SINAI: Bring your family & friends to hear The Ten Commandments on Shavuot day and enjoy a delicious dairy buffet Kiddush.
5:30 pm Special ice cream party for kids (and adults of course!)

After
9:12 pm

Candle Lighting
Thursday June 1
10:00 am Morning Services
11:00 am Yizkor Memorial Service followed by dairy Kiddush
9:13 pm Holiday Ends



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Shavuot Ice Cream Party 

No Charge | All Are Welcome

Sponsorships: Supporter $100 | Donor $180 | Sponsor $360 

What is the Holiday of ShavuotTorah 2?

Luchos (3)Shavuot is the second of the three major festivals (Passover being the first and Sukkot the third) and comes exactly fifty days after Passover. The Torah was given by G‑d to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai over 3,300 years ago. Every year on this day we renew our acceptance of G‑d's gift.

The word Shavuot means "weeks": It marks the completion of the seven weeks between Passover and Shavuot (the 'Omer' period) during which the Jewish people prepared themselves for the giving of the Torah. During this time they cleansed themselves of the scars of slavery and became a holy nation ready to enter into an eternal covenant with G‑d with the giving of the Torah.

Shavuot also means "oaths", with the giving of the Torah, the Jewish people and G‑d exchanged oaths, forming an everlasting covenant, not to forsake one another.

To learn more about Shavuot, for a full holiday guide, recipes and candle lighting times visit our special website
www.PutnamChabad.org/Shavuot