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Sunday, May 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shavuot: The Origins of the Bible’s Most Cryptic Holiday

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Jews today associate Shavuot with the receiving of the Torah at Sinai, but many sort of know that the Torah does not actually connect Shavuot with Sinai. But the mystery of Shavuot goes deeper. Shavuot does not even have a date in the Torah, and in Second Temple times, the date of Shavuot was one of most divisive issues among ancient Jews. In this class we will try to sort out this mystery by looking at Biblical texts, Dead Sea Scrolls and rabbinic texts that relate to Shavuot.

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Joshua Kulp

Rosh Yeshiva, Conservative Yeshiva
Joshua Kulp is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Conservative Yeshiva. He is the author of three books, The Schechter Haggadah, and Reconstructing the Talmud, volumes 1and 2. His Mishnah Commentary is found on Sefaria and he is currently working on Daf Shevui, a Talmud commentary sent out weekly... Read More →

Sunday May 24, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT