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Nitei Gavriel Shavuos 29:1 note 1 mentions from Kovetz Bais Talmud that in the times of the second Bais HaMikdash they used to eat on Shavuos (לפתות מלחם ומלח (חלב. This sounds a bit like cheesecake to me.
I asked someone who was in Yeshiva University's main Beit Midrash over the second day of Shavuot and he said that they closed the Trei Asar scroll while Yetziv Pisgam was recited because of the concerns mentioned. He did not have any textual sources on the matter.
No. Cheesecake is just delicious.
According to the Siddur HaRashash as set forth in Shaar HaKavvanot 89a(the paragraph that starts with the words זהו הסדר). Tikun Leil Shavuot: Genesis 1:1-Gen 2:4 Gen 6:6-6:12 Gen 11:30-12:3 Gen 17:25-18:3 Gen 22:22-23:3 Gen 25:16-21 Gen 28:7-12 Gen 32:3-8 Gen 36:41-37:3 Gen 40:21-41:3 Gen 44:15-20 Gen 47:23-28 Gen 50:24-Ex 1:3 Ex ...
There are two main Regalim - Pesach and Sukkot. Each one has another one-day mini yom-tov without special mitzvos afterwards. They are each called an "Atzeret" since they have no special mitzvot and are a culmination of the previous holiday. 7 weeks after the beginning of Pesach is Shavuot/Atzeret, and the day after Sukkot is Shemini Atzeret. The ...
Shulchan Aruch (OC 560:4) states regarding the prohibition on wearing crowns after the destruction of the Temple: וכן גזרו על עטרות חתנים, שלא להניח כלל, ושלא יניח החתן בראשו שום כליל, שנאמר: הסר המצנפת והרם העטרה (יחזקאל כא, לא); וכן גזרו על עטרות הכלה, אם היא של כסף, אבל של גדיל מותר לכלה; ודוקא לחתן וכלה, אבל בשאר כל אנשים ונשים לא גזרו. And so ...
An answer from Chabad.org (I assume based on some talk or letter by the Lubavitcher Rebbe zt"l, although I haven't found the specific one) is that this demonstrates that the Torah is not just a set of laws superimposed on an existing world (i.e., that there exists a natural reality which Torah comes to regulate), but that on the contrary, the purpose of all ...
Rivevos Ephraim 5:389 asks this question and answers in 6:284 that shavuos the Torah was given and all mitzvos are applicable on it(the mitzvah of shavous is keeping the Torah) other Yom tovim have specific mitzvos pertaining to itself.
Harav Dovid Zvi Hoffmann in his She'eilos u'Teshuvos Melamed Leho'il (108) permits even Kiddush bein hashemoshos in countries where Nacht is very late.
In the Rodelheim tikkun, all the Tanach and Shas parts as mentioned above will be found, but minus any of the Zohar, Sefer HeYetzira, etc. mentioned.
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