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Shavuot at Aleph

Shavuot at Aleph

at The Aleph Institute - N.E. Regional Headquarters
Shavuot: May 31st-June 1, 2017
Message from Rabbi Vogel
Over 3,326 years ago, the children of Israel stood as one nation at the foot of the Mount Sinai and received the Torah from G‑d. Each year on the holiday of Shavuot, this historic event is re-lived as the Ten Commandments are read from the Torah. 
Please join us at our annual Ten Commandments Reading followed by an Ice Cream Party.
Wishing you a Happy Shavuot,
Rabbi Vogel


Celebrate Shavuos with us at The Aleph Institute. ... It’s not the same without you!

Ice Cream Party


When: Wednesday, May 31st, following the 6PM Torah Reading
Where: The Aleph Institute, 5804 Beacon Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
All are welcome! Hope to see you there.
10 Commandments
Hear the 10 Commandments read from the Torah, as it was read on Mount Sinai!
Our Sages explain that before G‑d gave the Torah to the Jewish People, He demanded guarantors. The people suggested our forefathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; but these were not sufficient. They cited many other great leaders and people but G‑d did not accept them either! Finally, they declared, \"Our children will be our guarantors!\" G‑d immediately accepted and agreed to give them the Torah.
The Jewish Children were -- and still are -- the guarantors and transmitters of the Torah. Our commitment to their education has always been the best assurance to the continuity of Torah and Mitzvoth . When G‑d gave the Torah on Mt. Sinai, every Jewish child was present. Let us ensure that our children will be there this year too!