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Laws & Customs

Why Cheesecake?
Intermediate
Why Cheesecake?
Kabbalah explains the mystical reasons for eating dairy on Shavuot.
Pray on Shavuot with Energy!
Chassidim stress the importance of intense concentration during Shavuot prayers.
Ruth-Shavuot Connections
The Sages found a cryptic message indicating the real reason why Ruth converted to Judaism.
What Rebbes Do on Shavuot Night
At the Shavuot Festival meal, all the Rebbes said words of Torah from the Baal Shem Tov and a story about him.
A Shavuot Meditation
Be very careful to purify one’s thoughts until that time when the Ornaments of the Bride ascend.
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