The Feast of Pentecost: Sowing the First Fruits

Pentecost (or First Fruits) is one of the three major Jewish feasts established in the Torah (Leviticus 23:15-16).  It was celebrated fifty days after Passover when the first fruits of the wheat harvest were presented to God and it commemorated the giving of the Law to Moses on Sinai.  All Jewish males were expected to […]