Shavuot is the holiday that celebrates the Israelites receiving the Ten Commandments. The Bible tells that the Israelites, on returning to their tents after receiving the Commandments, had no time to slaughter cattle or kosher their utensils on Shabbat, so they ate dairy.
Today, many people are trying to reduce their intake of meat for health reasons. My eight-year-old granddaughter came home from camp and declared she was now a vegetarian. [Read more…]