David Brofsky
Rabbi David Brofsky

Shavuot: What are we Celebrating? Rabbi David Brofsky Senior Faculty, Midreshet Lindenbaum The Torah teaches that upon completing the count of the Omer, the Festival of Shavuot is celebrated (Deut. 16:9–10). In addition to commemorating the conclusion of the counting of the weeks of the Omer, Shavuot also celebrates the wheat harvest (Ex. 23:16), and …

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