"Also on the day of the first fruits, when you present a new grain offering to the
Lord in your Feast of Weeks, you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no
laborious work." (Numbers 28:26)
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot was celebrated yesterday. According to Jewish
tradition Shavuot is the day the Children of Israel received the Torah at Mt. Sinai.
According to the Talmud God gave the Ten Commandments to the Jews on the sixth night
of the Hebrew month of Sivan. Shavuot always falls 50 days after the second night of