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Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley

What a Jewish Community Can Be

A welcoming and giving reform congregation committed to social justice, on-going learning, vibrant spirituality, diversity and the State of Israel
Yom Rishon, 4 Tishri 5778



Tikkun L'eil Shavuot – Held annually on the evening of Shavuot from 10:30pm to 12:01am.  Welcoming the tradition of deep passionate study throughout the night... into the dawning of a new day.  Shavuot Study will be held at Temple Emanuel, call 845-338-4271x101 for more information.

Shavuot continues with Shavuot Sunrise Service the following morning, beginning about 20 minutes before sunrise on the Beach at Kingston Point Beach followed by a community breakfast at 6:30am nearby at a member's home in Kingston.  A moving,spiritual prayer experience with Festival Torah reading on the shores of the Hudson.  Kingston Point Beach Address: 53 Delaware Avenue in Kingston, NY 12401.  From the Kingston traffic circle take 587/Col Chandler Drive to Broadway, turn onto Delaware Avenue & follow all the way down to Kingston Point Beach.


*Shavuot - Its history and meaning

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Shavuot is a Hebrew word meaning 'weeks' and refers to the Jewish festival marking the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Shavuot, like so many other Jewish holidays began as an ancient agricultural festival, marking the end of the spring barley harvest and…