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Come Together for Tikkun Leil Shavuot

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, May 31, 2019

One of my most favorite and special evenings for our Pittsburgh Jewish community takes place next Saturday night with our annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot.

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Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, May 26, 2017

I wrote about this a few weeks ago, but with the holiday of Shavuot beginning on Tuesday night, I would be remiss to not again promote our community wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot. Shavuot celebrates the Jewish people’s receiving of the Torah. Because of that, the tradition is to stay up all night long studying Torah. […]

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Coming Together for Tikkun Leil Shavuot

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, May 22, 2015

This week’s Parsah, Bamidbar, has a description of the twelve tribes and how their camps were structured. While each tribe had its own location where it’s members lived, they all shared in something important, being members of the Jewish people. Saturday night begins the holiday of Shavuot, one of the three pilgrimage holidays in the Jewish calendar. […]

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