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Countdown to Pesach 17-Reb Bunim

Rabbi Bunam said: Manna still comes down daily in quantities sufficient for the minimum needs of each person. In the desert it came to a person without toil; today, however, it is distributed to each one of us through
Train in the Distance

What is the point of this story What information pertains The thought that life could be better Is woven indelibly Into our hearts And our brains Paul Simon: Train in the Distance The point of the story of the State of Israel, as is that of the story of the Jewish people,...

Insects and Manna

In his book, “Insects as Human Food,” Dr F. S. Bodenheimer, professor of zoology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describes his efforts to identify the biblical manna. Some scholars have thought that it was a lichen, Lecanora esculenta, which grows on rocks in many...

The Invisible Host

[caption id="attachment_1895" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="The Perfect Host"][/caption] It must have been difficult to go to sleep without any Manna left over for the next day. We never knew if it would fall the next day. After all, the gift of Manna was always a direct reflection of...