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The holiday of Shavuos takes place on the sixth of Sivan. It commemorates the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

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In this article Zvi Ron makes an interesting suggestion, that the reading of Megillat Rut may not be directly linked to Shavuot itself, but instead to the weekly Torah readings that are read on the sh …
answered May 14 '18 by Joel K
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Pesachim 47a (with translation and elucidation from Sefaria): שאני התם דאמר קרא לכם לכם ולא לגבוה The Gemara answers: It is different there, in the case of the two loaves, as the verse says: …
answered Sep 13 '18 by Joel K
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This question is discussed in Chevel Nachalato 8:13, where a number of contemporary Rabbis' approaches are presented. R. Avigdor Nebenzahl writes that he knows of no good answer to the question, but …
answered Jun 12 '19 by Joel K
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Sefer HaChinuch 307 refers to what he wrote in 302 (regarding the Omer): It is from the roots of the commandment [that it is] in order that we contemplate, through [this] deed, the great kindness …
answered May 20 '19 by Joel K