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From Torah to cheesecake

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/tribe/article/from_torah_to_cheesecake_20110518

Ask a group of average Jews what they know about Shavuot, and you’re likely to hear something like: “Oh sure, that’s the holiday when we eat cheesecake.” From a biblical standpoint, Shavuot is one of the holiest days in Judaism, but as a holiday on the Jewish calendar it is one of the most misunderstood and overlooked.

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