Shavuot: The Shnei Luchot HaBrit – The Torah teaches us that the Ten Commandments were on two tablets (LuchotHaBrit). The Midrash offers two opinions as to what was written on each tablet. In this lesson, we will examine and try to understand why the tablets may have been split up in this manner.
Eating Dairy Foods
Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Das Wochen-oder Pfingst- Fest, Pentacost-Shavuot (Decorating with Greenery)
Postcard of Shavuot, Germany, Nineteenth Century (Decorating with Greenery)
Shavuoth – A Bountiful Harvest, B’nai Brith Messenger, May 24, 1974 (Foods, Book of Ruth)
The complete toolkit for Shavuot, By Jewish Interactive – Contains innovative and engaging resources for teaching this festival to children. The toolkit includes: *How to use tech resources to teach the festival *An overview of what this festival is and how we celebrate it *The best educational games to teach Shavuot *How to create your own material to make this magical festival come to life. Also available in French and Hebrew.
Shavuot, By the Israeli Ministry of Education – Activities for Shavuot. The activities include: videos, digital activities, games and more.
Shavuot Lesson & Programming Ideas, By the Jewish Agency for Israel
Educational Resources for Shavuot – Collection of Shavuot lesson plans and activities.
Shavuot Social Story, By JTeach.org – A social story is read to or with students to give them an idea of both the holiday and what to expect. Making events predictable helps students who are challenged in new situations. This social story introduces basic concepts regarding Shavuot.
Shavuot Activities for Kids, By myjewishlearning.com – Here are a number of ways that we can connect our children and students to the special holiday of Shavuot.