Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Jews. The Talmud tells us that God gave the Ten Commandments to the Jews on the sixth night of the Hebrew month of Sivan. Shavuot always falls 50 days after the second night of Passover. The 49 days in between are known as the Omer.
Shavuot is often called the "cheese holiday" for several reasons. According to aish.com, here is one of them: Torah
is likened to milk, as the verse says, "Like honey and milk [the Torah]
lies under your tongue" (Song of Songs 4:11). Just as milk has the
ability to fully sustain the body of a human being (i.e. a nursing
baby), so too the Torah provides all the “spiritual nourishment”
necessary for the human soul.
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Sunday, May 19th
Plus Brunch at Wachesaw Plantation
Our Sunday, May 19 Annual Meeting will take place at Wachesaw Plantation in the Kimbel Dining
Room. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. After adjournment, please join the elected Officers and
Trustees for brunch in the dining room at a cost of $18 per person. Make checks payable to TEMPLE BETH ELOHIM
and write “Brunch” on the memo line. Mail remittance to Art Kaufman, 22 Pinfeather
Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. [Questions? Call Annette Vinik, (1)(843)564-5489.]
SAVE THE DATE....JULY 19TH....
SHABBAT AT SEA
RABBI DEBORAH SLAVITT
ROBIN SHULER - GUITAR/MUSIC
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Sponsored by Captain Rod, Captain Eric and Temple Beth Elohim
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