Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Shavuot

This evening Big Brother and I went to Synagogue to celebrate giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses and the Israelites at Mount Sinai and the giving of the Torah. We listened to the 10 commandments being read and I watched Big Brother's mouth drop open as it was read. Earlier, Big Brother's Daddy watched K.C. as we went to my Parents house for "Tikkun l'el Shavuot." Big Brother listened as my Father read Jewish Texts, my brother Adam listened as well, in his own way :)

"I am the Lord your God, Who has taken you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery"


"You shall have no other gods but me"


"You shall not take the name of your Lord in vain"


"You shall remember and keep the Sabbath day holy"


"Honor your father and mother"


"You shall not murder"


"You shall not commit adultery"


"You shall not steal"


"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor"


"You shall not covet your neighbor's goods. You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his bull, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's."


Moses went up the mountain and returned with the Tablets that contained the Ten Commandments.


1 comment:

Melissa H said...

How neat to be able to see Big Brother's reaction to the ten commandments and realize that he might really be getting it. As a Christian, I love hearing about your traditions and celebrations. Thank you for sharing them.