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Shavuot Family Activities

Shavuot Family Activities

Shavuot Family Activities

image of a Torah for Shavuot

Shavuot Family Activities

Recent Content

Articles

  • When her early childhood class plans a Shavuot hike, Sadie is afraid she won’t be able to make it to the top of the “mountain” and tries to think of ways to avoid the walk. When the day arrives, it’s much different (and better!) than Sadie expected.  

  • Shavuot celebrates the giving of Torah (the first five books of the Hebrew Bible) to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai.

  • Use this family-friendly telling of the story of Shavuot to help your children understand the history and meanings of the holiday.

Video

  • Shavuot, the cheesiest holiday that many folks haven’t heard of, celebrates God giving the Torah to the people at Mount Sinai. Watch this video to learn more about what this holiday was originally intended to celebrate, how the giving of the Torah wasn’t such a smooth process, and why many Jews celebrate Shavuot by pulling an all-nighter.