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Meet the husband and wife team of Shimon and Batsheva Sheleg who organized hundreds to sing, dance and pray on Mount Zion for Shavuot.
6/3/2012, 6:01 PM

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Hundreds camped out on Mount Zion in Jerusalem to celebrate the Jewish festival of Shavuot. After the holiday ended, singing, dancing and music took place. Meet the husband and wife team of Shimon and Batsheva Sheleg who organized the event and the unique story that inspired them to do it. Plus meet the musicians and participants who stayed up all night for the celebration.

For full article and photo essay click here.

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Shimon and Batsheva Sheleg







Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit http://IsraelBeat.blogspot.com
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