Summary, the importance of Shavuos today, “The Time of the Giving of the Torah”, “The Day of the First Fruits”, “Festival of the Harvest”, “Atzeres”, “Festival of Weeks” & Shavuos Customs
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Sukkot, which begins on the 15th of Tishrei, is the third in the cycle of pilgrimage festivals (which began with Shavous and Pesach). With Sukkot, this cycle reaches it culmination in “an exhilarating outburst of joy and a wealth of symbols that evoke memories of Divine protection in the past, lift us to a higher spiritual plateau and point the way to the Messianic future.”
Yom Kippur, the tenth of Tishri, is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar and the culmination of the Ten Days of Teshuvah.