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<br /> TEMPLE ISRAEL of THE CITY of NY > MAY 2017<br /> Celebrate Israel @ 69<br /> Shavuot: Torah +<br /> 10 Commandments +<br /> Omer = cheese blintzes?<br /> CANTOR IRENA ALTSHUL<br /> One might sense even from the title above<br /> that Shavuot should be an important holiday<br /> in our Jewish lives. It is, after all, one of the<br /> three Biblical Holidays, along with Passover<br /> and Sukkot; and yet it hasn’t been widely<br /> celebrated by many of us. Somehow, we<br /> don’t know much about Shavuot, the Feast<br /> of Weeks. Is it because it is just one day<br /> and not seven or eight? Is it because when<br /> we go to Fairway and don’t see shelves and<br /> shelves of “Shavuot” foods? Is it because our<br /> children’s schools stay open and we don’t get<br /> a day off? Or is it because the holiday is just<br /> too confusing? It doesn’t even have a clear<br /> name for itself. In Exodus 23:16, Shavuot<br /> isdescribed as “Hag Hakatzir,” the holiday <a title="may2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=1"> TEMPLE ISRAEL of THE CITY of NY > MAY 2017 </a> <a title="may2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=2"> Shavuot: Torah + 10 Commandments + Omer = cheese </a> <a title="may2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=3"> Shavuot: Torah + 10 Commandments + Omer = cheese </a> <a title="may2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=4"> LT’ECMPHLE ISARAEYL OIFMTHE CTITYOF NIESW YRORAK </a> <a title="may2017 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=5"> LT’ECMPHLE ISARAEYL OIFMTHE CTITYOF NIESW YRORAK </a> <a title="may2017 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=6"> Upper East Side Synagogues' Shavuot Learning @ 9</a> <a title="may2017 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=7"> Upper East Side Synagogues' Shavuot Learning @ 9</a> <a title="may2017 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=8"> ‘i RABBI MELISSA BUYER-WITMAN, DIRECTOR OF LIFEL</a> <a title="may2017 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=9"> ‘i RABBI MELISSA BUYER-WITMAN, DIRECTOR OF LIFEL</a> <a title="may2017 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=10"> Diff icult conversations Bei tenuo ng a parent r</a> <a title="may2017 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=11"> Diff icult conversations Bei tenuo ng a parent r</a> <a title="may2017 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=12"> social action Thanks for joining </a> <a title="may2017 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=13"> social action Thanks for joining </a> <a title="may2017 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=14"> 13 Saturday </a> <a title="may2017 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=15"> 13 Saturday </a> <a title="may2017 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=16"> Faces and places purim passover </a> <a title="may2017 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=17"> Faces and places purim passover </a> <a title="may2017 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=18"> ECLC 212-249-5001 eclc@templeisraelnyc.org Religi</a> <a title="may2017 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=19"> ECLC 212-249-5001 eclc@templeisraelnyc.org Religi</a> <a title="may2017 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=20"> Women’s Leadership Council ANDREA GINGOLD, WLC PR</a> <a title="may2017 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=21"> Women’s Leadership Council ANDREA GINGOLD, WLC PR</a> <a title="may2017 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=22"> Life cycles We are saddened to announce the death</a> <a title="may2017 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=23"> Life cycles We are saddened to announce the death</a> <a title="may2017 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/09096223?page=24"> TEMPLE ISRAEL of THE CITY of NY 112 EAST </a>