When Do You Celebrate Shavuot?

According to our survey of 158 respondents, 43% favored a non-traditional celebration of Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, citing the date as determined according to the Sadducean/Boethusian/Karaite reckoning, which always places Shavuot on the “Sunday” 50 days after the seventh-day Shabbat (Saturday) during the Feast of Unleavened Bread. However, though this option constituted the majority of the responses, an analysis of the full survey results reveals that this is not the majority opinion. Read more