Shavuot 2019 / שָׁבוּעוֹת 5779

Shavuot (Festival of Weeks) for Hebrew Year 5779 began in 🇮🇱 on and ended on .

The festival of Shavuot (or Shavuos, in Ashkenazi usage; Shabhuʿoth in Classical and Mizrahi Hebrew Hebrew: שבועות, lit. "Weeks") is a Jewish holiday that occurs on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan (late May or early June). Shavuot commemorates the anniversary of the day G-d gave the Torah to the entire Israelite nation assembled at Mount Sinai, although the association between the giving of the Torah (Matan Torah) and Shavuot is not explicit in the Biblical text. The holiday is one of the Shalosh Regalim, the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. It marks the conclusion of the Counting of the Omer.
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Dates for Shavuot in 🇮🇱

HolidayStartsEnds in 🇮🇱Hebrew Date
Shavuot 2016 6 Sivan 5776
Shavuot 2017 6 Sivan 5777
Shavuot 2018 6 Sivan 5778
Shavuot 2019 6 Sivan 5779
Shavuot 2020 6 Sivan 5780
Shavuot 2021 6 Sivan 5781
Shavuot 2022 6 Sivan 5782
Shavuot 2023 6 Sivan 5783

Tanakh

Shavuot I / שָׁבוּעוֹת א׳

Torah Portion: Exodus 19:1-20:23; Numbers 28:26-31

  1. 1: Exodus 19:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 19:7-13 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 19:14-19 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 19:20-20:14 · 20 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 20:15-23 · 9 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 28:26-31 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Ezekiel 1:1 - 1:28; 3:12 · 29 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Shavuot" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
Every Person's Guide to Shavuot

Every Person's Guide to Shavuot
by Ronald H. Isaacs

Sammy Spider's First Shavuot

Sammy Spider's First Shavuot
by Sylvia A. Rouss