Updated: Jul 18, 2021
Pronunciation: Hag hak·ka·tzir
Literal translation: Festival of Reaping, Shavuot, Pentecost, Harvest festival
Tonight at sundown the Jewish Festival of Reaping begins. Shavuot is another name for this holiday meaning Festival of Weeks.
In Israel, Israelis celebrate the festival by visiting many kibbutzim that arrange activities and dances to celebrate.