Shavuot and the Importance of Minhagim

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15 May 2018

The five minhagim of Shavuot and how minhagim, in general, protect the Torah. What is the common denominator among the minhagim?

Why is there no mitzvah on Shavuot that represents its theme as there is on other holidays (e.g. Shofar on Rosh Hashana)? We can’t take one commandment from the Torah and give it intrinsic value.