Question? Give us a call:1- 773-262-1700
Get access to exclusive deals - Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest:
Pinterest

  See all our latest titles:   New Release Books
                           |
Jan 31 Tu B'Shevat
Mar 1 Purim
Mar 31 First day of Passover
Apr 7 Last day of Passover
Apr 12 Yom HaShoah
Apr 19  Yom HaAtzmaut
May 3  Lag B'Omer
May 20 Shavuot
Jul 22 Tisha B'Av
Sep 10 Rosh Hashana
Sep 19 Yom Kippur
Sep 24 First day of Sukkot
Sep 30 Last day of Sukkot
Oct 1 Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Dec 3 First day of Chanukah
Dec 10 Last day of Chanukah

  Home > Books > Holiday Books > Shavous >

Shavuos Secrets
Shavuos Secrets
 
List Price: $24.95
Our Price: $22.96
You save $1.99!

Product Code: 8138
Qty:

Description
 
Rabbi Dovid Meisels

Publisher: Israel Book Shop


What special name is assigned to the Shabbos before Shavuos? What lesson do we derive from the custom of eating dairy foods on Shavuos? Why is it critical to remember the Giving of the Torah every day of the year? Why do we read Megillas Rus on the second day of Shavuos?

Of the three major festivals, Shavuos is distictly different. It is different in duration-just one day of celebration, instead of seven. It is different in action-no specific mitzvos are associated with this day. Most significant of all, it is different in purpose. For while Pesach and Succos recall the past, celebrating the Exodus and Hashem's special care of His people, Shavuos celebrates an ongoing event: the receiving of the Torah. For as our sages tell us, the Torah should always seem new to us-as if we received it afresh every single day. And while Shavuos may not have a specific mitzvh associated with it, it is rich in a variety of customs. Dairy foods, learning through the night, decorating with flower and greenery-Shavuos is marked by customs as no holiday is. The minhagei Yisrael, the customs of our ancestors, are not to be trivialized. Shavuos teaches us the importance of keeping every detail of our mesorah. As the Rambam tells us in Igerres Taimon, it is vitally important to remember the great event of the Giving of the Torah-and to vividly relate this event to our children. For it is fundamental to our faith! It is a mitzvah to recall this event on Shavuos-and on every single day of the year.

Shavuos Secrets is an essential tool in this task. Discover the Yom Tov of Shavuos, and celebrate anew the Giving of the Torah.

Over 100 Amazing full-color photos!

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review
(Your shopping cart is empty)