What is Shavuot Really About?

A wedding celebration between God and the Jewish People.

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Comments (7)

(5) Anonymous, May 14, 2013 7:22 PM


What a great video - well produced, beautiful imagery and a powerful message. It addresses a big question that so many of us - even we who are religious - ask: What are we supposed to be getting out of Shavuos? What a great, moving and powerful image to end with too - the IDF soldier hugging the Torah with all his might. Well done R. Sytner & Aish.com!

(4) Ephraim, May 14, 2013 4:32 PM

good job!

Well done Rabbi Sytner! Tzvi I can't believe I had the honor of being your roommate back in Monsey,

great to see you teaching Torah after not hearing anything about you for many years, love your video!

Hag Sameah


(3) David, May 13, 2013 11:49 AM


(2) Naomi Abrahams, May 13, 2013 6:34 AM

The luchos were rectangular

The image for the luchos was incorrect. I don't know where the rounded top of the luchos originates, but the luchos were flat on the top As I understand, the luchos fitted into the aron which was rectangular in shape and the luchos could therefore not have been round on the top

Jacqui, May 14, 2013 6:52 AM

dont criticize, be grateful!

Why do people always have to see the negative? This is just what Rav Tzvi is saying, commit yourselves to the Torah - which includes seeing everything as good. Rather thank Rav Tzvi for his beautiful message and let Hashem take care of the logistics and shapes. Get the meaning of the spiritual......get it?? Thank you Rav Tzvi. Great video!

dave, May 14, 2013 4:45 PM

Correct Naomi

The reason people show the luchot as rounded top as apposed to rectangular is actually because when the luchot are rounded and together it looks like a heart which makes it more emotional or sensitive, especially for children.

(1) John D. Miller, May 12, 2013 7:53 PM


Thanks for the video clip it was very informative and interesting.


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