Shavuot

Since we are now in the period of counting the Omer, the following excerpt is of particular relevance. The Gaon Rabbi Isaiah b. Abraham HaLevi Horowitz writes in his Shnei […]

Last year, on the occasion of Shavuot, I wrote about Yetziv Pitgam, which is said on the second day of the festival after the reading of the first verse of […]

On the festival of Shavuot, the Oriental and Sephardic communities recite Azharot. This is the name given to the liturgical compositions or Piyyutim which enumerate the 613 commandments of the […]