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Shirit Gold

Shirit is passionate about Judaism, health, and wellness. She is an ingredient analyst for OU Kosher, with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Animal Science and a background working for the Department of Agriculture. She lives, cooks, and writes in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Boruch Chaim Gold.

The Culinary Aspect of Shavuot

May 27, 2014, by

Shavuot commemorates the receiving of the Torah at Mount Sinai—one of the biggest events in Jewish history. At this point in our history we received all the customs and laws of the Torah for the first time—including kosher and food guidelines. The first festive meals then were dairy foods since, at first, we were unable