When is the proper time to eat dairy on Shavuos? (night meal, day meal, prior to day meal, Shul Kiddush)

  • The rama says explicitly the custom is to have dairy on the first day of shavuos – Double AA May 21 at 19:28
  • @double aa sounds like a good answer – Gershon Gold May 22 at 0:46
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    It's amazing that I've read that rama a dozen times and only noticed this today. – Double AA May 22 at 0:47

There are many different minhagim when it comes to Milchigs on Shvous. I know the Yekehs have a milchig meal at night. Many people have the Minhag to eat a Milchig meal by day. The chassidim on the other hand, will have some milchigs after kiddush (by day) and then wait half an hour before eating a full fleishig meal. (The logic being that a Seudah's yom tov needs to be with meat).

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according to the rema oc 494,3 who first cites this minhag - and according to the machatzis hasehekel there - 7, one needs to have separate breads to be yotzei the korban shni halechem - that means a milchig meal followed by a fleishig meal is proper. r m feinstein - Shu”t Igros Moshe (O.C. vol. 1, 160) wrote that this is the best way to go as well.

see relevant article here

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I heard of a Chasidic Rebbe whose minhag on Shavous was to mix his morning tea with a spoon that was milchig ben-yomo.

So I guess you can be yotze with anything from there and beyond :).

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  • Would this render the tea milchig? – Curiouser May 26 '11 at 21:04
  • @Curiouser To the extent that you wouldn't drink the tea and eat meat at the same time. – David Perlman May 26 '11 at 21:51
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    @DavidPerlman nat-bar-nat on a cli sheini (that could be buttel b'shishim -- if spoon small enough relative to drink) to not eat at the SAME TIME? maybe not the same time mamash in ones mouth, but certainly couldn't eat at the same seudah – Yehoshua May 15 '13 at 19:38
  • @Yehoshua would you, at a fleishig meal, take a milchig spoon, ben-yomo or not, to mix your tea? – David Perlman May 29 '13 at 21:04
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    Definitely JOKE – David Perlman Jun 8 '17 at 20:32

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