Events

Say Cheese!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 6:30 pm FREE Clifton Market (319 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati) Open to:

** This event is full. To be placed on the waitlist, please email info@jypaccess.org

 

A Shavuot celebration and conversation.

  • Heavy appetizers
  • Beer and Cheese Tasting and Talk
  • Cheesecake!
  • “Know thy selfie” An open conversation with Rabbi Miriam
  • Selfie Station (duh!)
  • $5 Clifton Market gift card to the first 40 to RSVP
  • FREE Parking 319 Ludlow
  • Space is limited and will fill up

For more information about Clifton Market visit www.cliftonmarket.com

  • What’s Shavuot?
    Shavuot is the Hebrew word for “weeks” and refers to the Jewish festival marking the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, which occurs seven weeks after Passover. Shavuot, like many other Jewish holidays, began as an ancient agricultural festival that marked the end of the spring barley harvest and the beginning of the summer wheat harvest. In ancient times, Shavuot was a pilgrimage festival during which Israelites brought crop offerings to the Temple in Jerusalem. Today, it is a celebration of Torah and learning. It also is customary to eat dairy foods on Shavuot because Jewish tradition compares the words of Torah to the sweetness of milk and honey. Dishes made with cheese and other dairy products, especially cheesecake, are among the popular foods to make and enjoy for the holiday.

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