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  • proper n. Alternative form of Shavuot.

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  • The Jewish festival of Shavuot (or Shavuos in the older Ashkenazi tradition) occurs exactly fifty days after the second day of Passover.

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  • Thursday was Shavuos, and Saul participated in the fun at Sinai.

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  • I still feel kind of off, which could be anything from my body clock still being a bit confused to Shavuos to this no-caffiene thing to not enough water, who knows.

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  • So I got some schmura matzoh from them at Passover, and tonight is the start of Shavuos, which of course I'd totally blanked on because and please, don't tell Mom I don't really keep track of that stuff.

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  • [4] The seforim mention many other reasons for placing greenery on Shavuos.

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  • Shavuos, there would be no difference between him and all the other Joes in the street.

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  • The Torah, whose giving we celebrate on Shavuos, transforms us into better and happier people, and raises our life to a different realm.

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  • Chazal are teaching us that Shavuos is "chetzyo laHashem vechetzyo lochem," they are stating that we are not only frum when we learn, daven and do mitzvos bein adam laMakom.

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  • Shavuos, he would partake of a meal consisting of the finest meat.

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  • Shavuos is that it celebrates the transformative force of the Torah on our lives.

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