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Hag Hakkatzir - חַג הַקָּצִיר

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.