A performance during a Shavuot ceremony in Central Park, New York, in the 1950s.
(photo credit: BEIT HATFUTSOT)
Shavuot made its mark very early in American Jewish history, when Rabbi Carigal of the Holy Land preached a memorable sermon on Shavuot 1764 at the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island. Many American variations on the Feast of Weeks theme can be discussed and appreciated.
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