Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Educational Resources for Shavuot

Hi Everyone!

Shavuot is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah, the first harvest, and the ripening of the first fruits. The two day festival (1 day in Israel) begins on Saturday night, May 23, 2015.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz
has a selection of multiple choice questions about Shavuot.

What are the five names of Shavuot ?
On what mountain did Moses receive the Ten Commandments ?
How many letters are there in the Torah ?
In the days of the Temple what did people do on Shavuot ?
Who married Ruth ?
Who was Ruth the great-grandmother of ?
What is the connection between the number 7 and Shavuot ?

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice quiz. There are two levels of questions and two timer settings.Adults and children will find The Jewish Trivia Quiz entertaining and educational.

Free Shavuot Clipart

Whether you need a picture for your child's class project,
a graphic for your synagogue, Hillel or JCC Shavuot
announcement, the Jewish Clipart Database has the pictures
for you. You can copy, save and print the graphics in
three different sizes.

Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio - 22 Shavuot Phrases

My English Hebrew Dictionary - Shavuot Words

My Jewish Games - Shavuot Games (in flash)
- The Multilingual Word Search Game (English / Hebrew / Russian)
- My Jewish Coloring Book (online / offline)

Cool Shavuot Videos

The Shavuot Photo Gallery (including holiday packaged milk)

On Facebook:

To learn more about Shavuot, I posted on my website 57 links, ranging from laws and customs to games and recipes. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

The address is:

Please share the holiday resources. Thank you!

Have a Happy Shavuot!
Chag Sameach!

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