THE FESTIVAL OF SHAVUOT (Weeks, Pentecost) begins tonight at sundown. Best wishes to all those celebrating. For biblical background, see here. A couple of more recent posts on Shavuot are here and here.
For posts on the haftarah reading for the first day of Shavuot (Ezekiel 1, the merkavah vision) see here and links (related post here).
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