JBuzz News May 13, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Receives First Fruits for Shavuot Holiday

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PM Netanyahu Receives First Fruits for Shavuot Holiday

Source: Arutz Sheva, 5-13-13

“First fruits” had to be one of the seven species that the Bible lists as Israel’s best crops – wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives and dates and each year’s “first fruits” would be brought to the Temple from the holiday of Shavuot….READ MORE

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