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Thought for the Day: Kabalas haTorah is right now and right here

Where did we receive the Torah?  Mount Sinai.  Where is Mount Sinai?  Uh... (even Wikipedia doesn't know!)  Ok, try again.  When did we receive the Torah?  The we know was on the 6th or 7th of Sivan; but definitely on Shavuos... well, or the day after.  Doesn't it seem odd that we are a nation who has no existence nor meaning except as the People of The Torah, and we don't know precisely when or where we accepted that mantle?

On the other hand, perhaps that is exactly the point.  There was a historical event that marked our initial introduction to and acceptance of the Torah, but that event takes second place to the real kabalas haTorah: right now, right here.

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