olive oil

Behaaloscha – Shining God's Light

Why does Hashem command the Jewish people to light candles in the Tabernacle if God does not need our light? What is the significance of the ‘pure olive oil’ that is used to light the menorah? Why does Moshe have to find it so difficult to form the shape of the menorah from gold? How…

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Tetzaveh – Valuing our purpose

Why does the Torah specify that the pure olive oil is to be brought to Moshe? How does one tap into the aspect of Lishma – pure motivation? How does one recognize one’s true purpose and move out of jealousy of others? What is represented by the clothing of Aharon? How does this connect to…

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