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Maidens in White

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Maidens in White

On Yom Kippur and the 15th of Av the maidens of Jerusalem would go out to its vineyards where young men had gathered, like them, to find their partner in marriage. There the maidens would dance wearing borrowed white gowns. This class addresses the spiritual dimensions of this sublime encounter.
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Marriage, Yom Kippur, Av 15

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Julie Cain Cornwall UK August 19, 2019

Thinking about the white robes they all borrowed, the women would need to borrow among their own group, otherwise there are not enough robes, either up or down.
And, if a young man picked a robe clad woman not from his own level in society - the Grand Parents would have been upset, the whole system gets upset by the marriages that are rags and riches? Reply

This class analyzes an aspect of the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday. While providing a basic understanding of the subject matter, the lesson delves into its deeper and more complex dimensions with emphasis on the spiritual relevance to our daily lives. Inspiration for both the novice and advanced student.
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