When is Shavuot in 2017?
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Shavuot in 2017 will be observed on Tuesday, 30th May.
The festival of Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that occurs on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan i.e. in late May or early June. Shavuot occurs after Passover by 50 days. It is the second of three major Jewish festivals.
Milk is considered to be a symbol of the Torah, which nourishes the people in the form of Gods Blessings. Popular Shavuot foods include cheesecake, blintzes, and kugels are prepared for this day.
However, Shavuot in 2017 will begin on the evening of Tuesday, 30th May and will end on the evening ofThursday, 1st June. Many homes are decorated with various plants, including those with flowers. Special prayers are made and candles are lit on this day. Jewish confirmations may also take place at this time of the year.