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Few insects have been so richly endowed by the Creator as the honeybee. Honeybees are the only insects that provide an important food for man. Moreover, they are useful in helping more than 100,000 kinds of plants to exist and multiply, since the honeybee...
The Jewish name of Deborah (Devorah)
Yes, devorah is Hebrew for “bee.” It’s also the name of two great women mentioned in the Torah. The first was the nursemaid of our matriarch Rebecca. The more famous Devorah, however, was Devorah the prophetess, who judged and taught the Jewish nation for...
On Rosh Hashanah we eat apples and honey for a sweet new year. Why specifically apples and honey?
Are Bees' Legs Kosher?
Last year I came to your services and found them to be happy, light, musical and joyous. I enjoyed the experience, but I’m wondering, is it fitting to be so upbeat on days when we are seeking forgiveness for our sins?
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