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Sha·vu·ot

also Sha·bu·oth  (shə-vo͞o′ōt′, -əs, shä′vo͞o-ôt′)
n. Judaism
A feast held on the sixth and seventh days of Sivan in commemoration of the revelation of the Law on Mount Sinai and the celebration of the wheat festival in ancient times. Also called Pentecost.

[Hebrew šābû'ôt, pl. of šābû'a, week, from šeba', seven; see šbʕ in Semitic roots.]
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Shavuot

(ʃəˈvuːəs; -əʊs; Hebrew ʃavuːˈɔt) or

Shabuoth

n
(Judaism) the Hebrew name for Pentecost2
[from Hebrew shābhū'ōth, plural of shābhūā' week]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Shavuot - (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten CommandmentsShavuot - (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
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Se alude a dos tipos de oraciones que giran alrededor de la muerte: el Kadish (primordialmente en la primera parte del poema) que se dice durante todo un ano despues del fallecimiento de madre, padre, esposo(a) o hijo(a); y el rezo en el servicio de Yizkor (en la segunda parte del poema), que se dice, sobre todo, en Yom Kipur, aunque tambien en el ultimo dia de Pesaj, en Shabuot y en Sucot.
In April 1841 the congregation announced: "To all such whom it may concern who are members of this congregation and are married to wimen [sic] who are shelo beyigur that between Pesah and Shabuot facility will be given by the trustees...to effect the same to wit: to enter such women and their children kadat unto the congregation of the Lord and that if any such who shall not enter and take advantage of such facility shall be excluded from this congregation and all such who plead that their wives have already been entered kadat to produce such certificates of the same or stand excluded from this congregation." [54]