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Originally an agricultural festival marking the wheat harvest , Shavuot
commemorates the revelation of the Torah at Sinai . Shavuot ( " weeks " ) takes its
name from the seven weeks of grain harvest separating Passover and Shavuot .
This relationship , through which remoteness is overcome and presentness is
established , illuminates creation , Torah , and redemption , for it reveals the
meaning of love . From it flow the vari - ous possibilities of expressing the divine ...
Torah in the broad it was because the Lord loved you and kept the oath He sense
includes the whole Hebrew Bible , including the made with your fathers that the
Lord freed you with a mighty hand and rescued you from the house of bondage ...
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