Where Did Shavuot Come From? Hint: Not the Torah

Nowhere in the Torah is it written that the Law was handed down to Jews on Shavuot. That interpretation of the harvest festival came later.

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Shavuot is something of an enigma among Jewish holidays. Two of the better-known Jewish holidays, Passover and Sukkot, are observed today according to instructions laid down in Biblical times. The historical...