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Shavuot (Pentecost) in Israel

Shavuot is a Jewish observance that follows Passover by 50 days. It is the second of three major Jewish festivals. The other two are Passover and Sukkot.

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Barley and wheat make up part of the Seven Species of crops, which are symbolic of Shavuot.
Barley and wheat make up part of the Seven Species of crops, which are symbolic of Shavuot.
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About Shavuot (Pentecost)

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Shavuot (Pentecost) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedMay 192010Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
WedJun 82011Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
SunMay 272012Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
WedMay 152013Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
WedJun 42014Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
SunMay 242015Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
SunJun 122016Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
WedMay 312017Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
SunMay 202018Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
SunJun 92019Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
FriMay 292020Shavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew

Quick Facts

Shavuot, sometimes known as the Festival of the Weeks, is a Jewish holiday to mark the end of the Counting of the Omer and the anniversary of the day when Jewish people received the Torah.

Shavuot (Pentecost) 2016

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Shavuot (Pentecost) 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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