Love of the Land

For the week ending 12 October 2019 / 13 Tishri 5780


by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach zt'l
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In the Holy of Holies in the Beit Hamikdash there was a stone called Even Shatiyah (Foundation Stone) on the Holy Ark rested. Even after the Ark was removed, the stone was the surface upon which incense was offered on Yom Kippur.

Rabbi Yossi explains the name given to this stone: "It was from this stone that the universe was founded."

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