Thursday, May 13, 2010

Educational Resources about 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 Tuesday night, May 18, 2010.

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 Flash quiz. There are two levels of questions and two timer settings. Adults and children will find The Jewish Trivia Quiz entertaining and educational.

To learn more about Shavuot, I have on my website 67 links, ranging from laws and customs to games and recipes. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, French, Portuguese and German.
All 67 links have been reviewed and checked this week.

The website address is:

Please forward this message to relatives and friends, so they may benefit from these holiday resources.

Have a Happy Shavuot!
Chag Sameach!

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