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"Pesach without Shavuot is incomplete and lacking"

Pesach—the festival of redemption and freedom—is completed only on Shavuot, which is the festival of the giv­ing the Torah.

Thus, Pesach without Shavuot is incomplete and lacking.

And, in the same way, Shavuot needs Pesach in order to have a foundation in real life.

The two festivals are interconnected.

Whoever severs them remains with a par­tial entity, with only one aspect of things.

–Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz


From On Being Free, P. 28, by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz