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The Ari explains the mystical roots of Israel's seven holy fruits.
The Ari explains the mystical roots of Israel's seven holy fruits.
The olive yields its best oil when pulverized. As our physiotherapists tell us (with such compassion that I want to hit them!), “No pain, no gain” . . .
The Zohar reveals a few secrets about the fruits of the Land of Israel
The Zohar reveals a few secrets about the fruits of the Land of Israel
In the Temple, more than 2,000 years ago, the Menorah was lit with wicks in olive oil. Today too, many Jews light their Chanukah Menorahs using pure olive oil.
On Chanukah, as we all know, we light the Chanukah Lamp. The Chanukah Lamp consists of eight branches, with cups on top of each, which are filled with olive oil. We light the Chanukah Lamp each night of Chanukah in remembrance of the holy Menorah in the B...
Become very aware of this circuit -- wax, wick, flame, and light. Internalize this sequence into your life: wisdom, body, consciousness, and enlightenment
Oil should have rabbinical supervision.
Intermediate Talmud: Tractate Shabbat, Lesson 19
The Talmud addresses the issue of guests away from home and their obligation to kindle the menorah. Then the discussion turns to the choice of oil to use on Chanukah.
I could teach, lecture, sing, dance and play guitar, and I was strong and handy. I watched that all slip away.
Parshah Power - Tetzaveh
The Torah specifies the olive oil used for kindling the menorah in the Holy Temple to be pure. The classical commentaries provide two approaches in the understanding of pure.
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