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Friday, May 21, 2021

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Jewish History

Klonimus Wolf Wissotzky, the son of poor parents, established The Wissotzky Tea company in 1849 and became known as the "King of Russian Tea." He was a great Jewish philanthropist and called for the settlement of Jews in Israel, which initiated the move of Jews to Lod, Nablus and Gaza. In his will he left over a million rubles to charity.

In 1936, Wissotzky Tea became the very first tea company in Palestine and has since been the leading tea company in Israel.

Daily Thought

When you learn Torah, really learn, to grasp all you can, you become absorbed within Torah, and Torah becomes absorbed within you.

Your thoughts are not about Torah. They are Torah.

The Torah is not about you. It is you.

Your life becomes a commentary on Torah. Torah becomes your life.

Torah is G‑d’s wisdom as it enters your world. As G‑d and His wisdom are one, so are you one with His wisdom and one with Him.

Tanya, chapter 5.