Shavuot in Canada ― Date, History, and Details

Shavuot in Canada

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History of Shavuot in Canada and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that falls on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan. It commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, and it is also known as the Feast of Weeks or Pentecost. In Canada, Shavuot is typically celebrated with special synagogue services, holiday meals, and the reading of the Book of Ruth.