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Some Shavuot Thoughts…

Like clockwork, the passing of Lag B’Omer awakens the telltale harbingers of Shavuot throughout the world of social media. One need only scroll down a few posts before running into a slew of cheesecake recipes, blintz recipes, and all other manner of dairy-centric concoctions.

While the die hard carnivores among my group of friends are quick to point out that the eating of dairy on Shavuot is not a requirement, they are almost certainly at odds with the dairy traditionalists. It’s a hotly debated topic in which both opinions are completely valid, however, there’s no denying that, as far as Jewish traditions go, eating dairy on Shavuot is about as universal as they come. Continue reading Some Shavuot Thoughts…

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