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Story | Jun 3, 2009Harvest festival: In a Food section story May 27, it was reported that the Jewish holiday Shavuot ended at sundown Friday. That is the practice in Israel. For most Jews in the United States, it ended at sundown on Saturday.
Story | Apr 11, 2010When talking about life in the old country, Israel's Iraqi-born Jews acknowledge two eras: before the Farhoud, and after. In June 1941, during the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, nearly 200 of Baghdad's Jews were slain in a killing rampage that......