Judaism: The Temple Institute on Shavuot
Rabbi Chaim RichmanRabbi Chaim Richman is the Director of the International Department of...
Shavuot is also the anniversary of the Sinai revelation and the receiving of Torah by Israel, and since the destruction of the Holy Temple the emphasis of Shavuot has been Torah study.
Ultimately, Torah study and the bringing of the first-fruits are both expressions of the centrality of Torah in our lives.
When we build the Holy Temple we best exemplify the fulfillment of Torah in this world by the bringing of the first-fruits.