Shavu'ot - Festival of Weeks

Shavu'ot is celebrated each year on the 6th of Sivan.

It is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah, the first harvest, and the ripening of the first fruits.

It's known as the Festival of Weeks as it falls exactly 7 weeks from the end of the 2nd day of Passover in the Hebrew calendar.

Dates for 2023 (5783)
Erev Shavu'ot - Thursday evening May 25, 2023

Shavu'ot Day 1
Friday May 26, 2023

Shavu'ot Day 2
Saturday May 27, 2023


What is Shavuot and when do we celebrate it?

Shavuot Overview: Wikipedia page

Jewish Virtual Library Shavu'ot page

Judaism 101 Shavu'ot page

Jacob Richman's list of Shavuot sites.
includes sites in Hebrew, Russian, Spanish,
Portugese, German, French and Italian

Shavu'ot music and video