I've Always Wondered
What Is Tikkun Leil Shavu’ot? Originally Published June 3-4, 2022.

Because, the story goes, folks woke up late to receive the Torah from God, each year we make “reparations” or “rectification” (tikkun) by staying up all night (leil) on Shavu’ot to study.  That way we cannot sleep through - and thus miss - anything important.  (We note that the book tikkun may be used to […]

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