Shavuot Resources

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In the catalog

For works on the holiday, search under Shavuot or Shavuot--Customs and Practices
You can also search for the three Pilgrim festivals or Sefirah period.

 

On the shelf

Most books on the holiday of Shavuot will be shelved under: BM 695 S5 ;
Books on the three pilgrimage festivals are located under: BM 693 P5 ;
Books on the Sefirah period are under: BM 695 S4 ;
Prayerbooks for the pilgrimage festivals are located under: BM 675 P5.9

Ruth

Traditional the Book of Ruth is read on Shavuot. Find commentaries on the Book of Ruth in the catalog.
Most of them will be on the shelf under: BS 1311-1313.6

orangesStudy and teaching

Search the catalog under Shavuot--Study and teaching or check with the Tartak Center (or email Tartak@huc.edu) for lessons plans and project ideas.

 

Recommended websites

Shavuot

Explore Shavuot at Reform Judaism

Information on Shavuot; includes family activities, recipes, and to Tikkun leil Shavuot programs

Shavuot at Chabad

Information on Shavuot as well as kids' pages and recipes.

Shavuot at My Jewish Learning

This site contains articles in the areas of the basics, food, history, and traditions and rituals.