Upcoming Shavuot Programs

Online Programs

Shavuot Singalong with Rabbi Samantha and Ms. Cathy
Wednesday, May 17 | 10:30 AM
Learn some special songs just for Shavuot!
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Shavuot Cooking with Laykie
Wednesday, May 27 | 3:00 PM
Learn how to make these delicious recipes for the upcoming holiday of Shavuot: Summer Tomato Feta Pesto Salad, Spinach Cheese Palmiers, Broccoli Pull Apart Buns, Easy No Bake Cheese Cake.
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Shavuot - What's It All About, Anyway? with Rabbi Samantha
Thursday, May 28 | 10:00 AM
Come and learn about this often overlooked holiday and the ways that it can add meaning to our Jewish lives today. 
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Days of GratitudeDays of Gratitude

We have partnered with Days of Gratitude to help us lift up our blessings and build our resilience in the face of the pandemic, and the darkness, separation, and serious challenges it continues to pose. 

Days of Gratitude is an invitation to partake in a week-long, daily expression of gratitude from May 22-30.  The Days of Gratitude website will feature a rotating menu of activities and prompts designed to help you and those around you share gratitude.  Sign up to join Days of Gratitude today. 

Gratitude makes you happy!” ~ Mendel Cotlar
An inspiring & emotional story of Gratitude right here in Houston....
For Mendel's story & video and to order free Modeh Ani/Gratitude cards visit

Virtual Shavuot Learning in Houston & Beyond

Limmud eFestival
Sunday, May 24 | 11:00 AM-4:00 PM CST
Multi-Denominational Houston Shavuot Learnathon Hosted by UOS
Wednesday, May 27 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Congregation Brith Shalom Virtual Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Thursday, May 28 | 8:00 PM 
Six presenters will present a variety of thought-provoking short lessons on the theme “The Further You Get From Sinai”. Presenters include Rabbi Ranon Teller, Cantor Mark Levine, former real estate executive Eta Paransky, University of Houston Jewish Studies Director Mark Goldberg, Congregation Emeth Rabbi Debbie Israel and CBS Adult Education Co-Chair Aaron Howard. 

Congregation Beth Yeshurun Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Thursday, May 28 | 8:00 PM
8:00 PM | Shavuot service
8:30 PM | Discussion with “Children of the Inquisition” Film Maker Joseph Lovett and Doreen Carvajal, New York Times journalist, whose story is featured in the film.  Movie will be available beginning Wednesday, May 27.
9:30 PM | Discussion with Anna Guerra: "The Early Sephardic Presence in Northern Mexico, South Texas, and their Descendents"