The ritual olive oil is suitable for bringing a personal “meal-offering” when the Third Holy Temple in Jerusalem is rebuilt.
“The miracle of Hanukkah is commemorated by the lighting of olive oil in a nine-branched candelabra, called a menorah.”
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Here are a few helpful hints for purchasing the best olive oil for your taste buds and your health.
The growing olive oil market is now flooded with fake and chemical-laden oils which do not provide the desired health benefits nor delicious flavor sought.
“We are not angels who don’t eat. We could have been created without the need for sustenance everyday. Yet God wants us to eat daily in order to ensure that we connect to Him through food.”
“Food, in its purest form, along with herbs and spices, are created not only to delight the senses but also to keep our bodies healthy and functioning at their maximum potential.”
No meal in Israel would be complete without a plate of hummus, a staple Americans are just beginning to appreciate.
“Nothing is easier, cheaper, or has as long a history of positive use for the body than olive oil.”