Chag Shavuot Sameach! Happy Festival of Weeks!

Yesterday till Tuesday (Diaspora), May 16-18, is the Jewish Celebration of Shavuot / Pentecost / Feast of Weeks. Marking the end of the 49-day Counting of the Omer and the receiving of the Torah in Mt. Sinai. It is marked with all night Torah study (Exodus 19-20), reading the book of Ruth, hearing the 10 Commandments and eating foods rich in dairy and cheese.

Despite the.current conflict and chaos in Israel-Palestinian, the Jewish world is celebrating this Holy Day with their hearts and mind upon their friends, and family in Israel, praying for their safety and may Peace to reign. Shalom Salaam!

To all our Jewish and Arab brothers & sisters, You are remembered and prayed for here in the Philippines. May G-d grant us peace, and the hope of a future as stated in Isaiah 2:4

וְשָׁפַט֙ בֵּ֣ין הַגּוֹיִ֔ם וְהוֹכִ֖יחַ לְעַמִּ֣ים רַבִּ֑ים וְכִתְּת֨וּ חַרְבוֹתָ֜ם לְאִתִּ֗ים וַחֲנִיתֽוֹתֵיהֶם֙ לְמַזְמֵר֔וֹת לֹא־יִשָּׂ֨א ג֤וֹי אֶל־גּוֹי֙ חֶ֔רֶב וְלֹא־יִלְמְד֥וּ ע֖וֹד מִלְחָמָֽה׃ (פ)
Thus He will judge among the nations And arbitrate for the many peoples, And they shall beat their swords into plowshares And their spears into pruning hooks: Nation shall not take up Sword against nation; They shall never again know war.

Chag Sameach!

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