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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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That comment of Rash"i is quoting from the G'mara (Sanhedrin 86), which derives that [although the words plainly mean "do not steal"] based on the hermeneutic device called davar halamed me'inyano. Th …
answered May 7 '12 by WAF
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ANECDOTAL When this happened at my shul about 12 years ago, the rabbi simply sent someone up to say the b'rachos aloud on behalf of the congregation.
answered Jun 5 '11 by WAF
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The compilation Pardes Eli'ezer lists the following explanations: Based on the same L'vush source cited by @msh210, Lechem Sh'lomo says the particular happiness felt upon receiving the Torah owed to …
answered Jun 1 '12 by WAF
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Anti-answer: I do not have it in front of me, but I believe the Mishna B'rura quotes not to be more lenient on this rule on Shavu'os.
answered Jun 7 '11 by WAF
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Along the one-dairy-meal-then-one-meat-one referenced by others: The event that took place at Matan Torah was of dual significance. While we were given the "Torah Shel Mata" (Torah for down here) its …
answered May 30 '11 by WAF