Q. Why do we have blintzes on Shavu’ot?
Why the cheese filling? Verse 4 says, “Speak My words to the Children of Israel”, and cheese reminds us that Torah is compared to milk – as milk is the basic physical nourishment of a human being, so is Torah the basic spiritual food.
The commentators regard Ezekiel as saying, “Digest the contents of this scroll and take them to heart”.