Join us as we celebrate the spring harvest and the receiving of the Torah at Mt Sinai. Shavuot is one of our favorite holidays at HaMaqom because it lifts up the act of Jewish learning as a practice that connects and sanctifies us. Check out our Shavuot offerings below. Looking forward to learning with you and reenvisioning Mt Sinai together…
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Thursday, May 13th- 7-7:30 pm Pacific Time
Shavuot or “The Feast of Weeks” is celebrated seven weeks after Passover and commemorates two things: the spring harvest and the people of Israel receiving the Torah at Mt Sinai. Join us as we learn about the traditions of this holiday which focuses on Jewish learning.
This course is part of our year-long programming, Jewish Holidays & Traditions 101: Your Guide to the Jewish Calendar. By signing up for this course, you will be updated on future 101 events.
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The Book of Ruth
What Makes a Family?
Sunday, May 16th 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Pacific Time
The Book of Ruth offers us some intriguing food for thought about families of biology and families of choice.
Shavuot Puppet Storytime and Craft
Sunday, May 16th 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Pacific Time
Join us for a family celebration of Shavuot with “Up a Tree Puppetry” and their puppets as they retell the story of Ruth. How can we welcome the stranger into our midst? The puppets are excited to explore old roots and traditions in order to find answers fit to our time.
Shavuot Puppet Storytime and Craft – FREE