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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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The connetions between Chanuka and Shavuos include those answered, which in summary are: A: Eating dairy on both. B: Both celebrate the Torah. C: Both connect to the number 8. In addition to the … above there are also the following connections. A: Both Chanuka and Shavuos can technically come out on different days of the month. Shavuos is 50 days after Pesach. Although in the current calendar …
answered Oct 20 '10 by Gershon Gold
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Here is a link to a Sefer that mentions the story and answers your questions. http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=31123&pgnum=25
answered May 27 '11 by Gershon Gold
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That is the Minhag also in Bobov and Sanz.
answered Oct 11 '10 by Gershon Gold
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http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=35991&st=&pgnum=26 Hebrew translation ויאמר המן למלך אחשורוש, שמנהג היהודים שעולים לבתי מקדש מעט שלהם ומשליכים פרחי שושנים ותפוחים ומלקטים אותם ואומרים זה הי …
answered May 26 '11 by Gershon Gold
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The Minchas Yaakov 76:5 quotes the Kol Bo that one may employ leniencies to fulfill the custom of eating milchigs after Mincha on Shavuos, when less than six hours have elapsed since the meat meal … after Shacharis, provided one has cleaned his mouth from the meat between his teeth. Yet, he concludes that it is better not to do so. In addition, the Poskim discuss the difference on Shavuos
answered Jun 7 '11 by Gershon Gold
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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. …
answered May 23 '13 by Gershon Gold