The Olive Tree as a Symbol

 

THE OLIVE TREE AND ISRAEL

 

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Olive is an evergreen tree. The life of each leaf on the branch is around three years. The olive leaf is prolonged, bicolored, and bent. On one side it is dull green, raised. On the opposite side, it was brilliant dim, concave. list-Olivialist olives when daylight isn't sufficient, the leaves of the tree turn dull green side to the sun and voraciously retain the beams of its raised surface. In any case, in a cloudless climate, when the sun is barbarously searing, the olive leaves are gone to the sun with their shimmering side, looking like a sunken mirror. It seriously reflects abundance daylight and shields the tree from overheating and dampness misfortune.

What's more, on a breezy day, the olive estate changes shading constantly. Whirlwinds cause all the leaves to at the same time turn one side up, at that point the other. In reality, it appears, "olive plain opens the fan, furrowed a fan" ... of the olives-plain-Andalusia-based plain. Andalusia Since old occasions, the fundamental reason for olive cultivating has been the creation of olive oil. The natural product ages throughout the late spring. Also, when the downpours start in the fall, they are loaded up with juice and oil. After the main downpour, it is standard to begin gathering olives.

 

HOW WAS IT DONE BACK IN THE DAYS?

 

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The Mishnah portrays this troublesome procedure in detail. Notably, every olive was reaped in three phases. In the first place, they evacuated the organic products that were ready at the highest point of the tree. They are, obviously, better enlightened by the sun, so they Mature prior. At that point, they expelled the yield from the side branches. What's more, toward the end-from the lower portion of the crown. Olives of the first collections were put in quite a while and just barely got by hand. This best oil was designated "the first". At that point the organic product was sent under the press, getting a "second" oil.

 

OILSEED PRESS-BEIT GUVRIN BRICKMAKING PRESS

 

Beit Guvrin And then the rest of the cake was ground in overwhelming grindstones and the "third" oil was crushed out of the subsequent organic product mass. The olives of the subsequent collect, those from the side branches, were dissipated on the rooftops to age in the immediate beams of the sun. At that point, as well, they were crushed out in three stages. The product of the third gather, from the lower some portion of the tree, was first held under a press to relax, and afterward exposed to a similar three-phase pressing. basalt-ground-for-granulating olives-Tabgha-super neutrality grindstones for pounding olives.

Capernaum's best was the" first " oil from the highest point of the tree, the most minimal evaluation was the "third" oil of the third gather. This oil was designated "wood" and was utilized for the family unit and specialized needs: oil, fiber impregnation, washing, lighting homes. the second and third squeezing is the fundamental, most generally utilized piece of the item. This is "broken" oil, that is crushed under the press. It was utilized both crude and for cooking and heating bread. Furthermore conveyed to the Temple for making a grain offering. Penances were made two times every day in the Temple, and each butchered sheep was presented with tortillas of around 5 liters of flour and 2 liters of oil.

 

WHY THE OILS OF THIS CUSTOMARY EVALUATION, AND NOT THE MOST NOTEWORTHY?

 

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This is the thing that the Talmud says about this in the treatise "Menahot". This oil is acceptable and economical, and everybody can manage the cost of it. Indeed, even a needy individual can't bear to give it to the Temple. The least difficult contribution included around two kilograms of flour and just a large portion of a liter of olive oil. This poor man's contribution is designated "Minha" in the Torah – the solitary of "Menahot". Another significance of "Minha" is rest, rest. That is, poor people can be quiet – they are likewise associated with the regular reason. For the Lord, his unassuming contribution is no less significant than the rich man's abundant sacrifice. the raised area before-second-sanctuary model-in-the-Museum-sanctuary before the subsequent sanctuary. The format in the Temple Museum. Jerusalem and the best "first" oil was given to the Temple for the Menorah.

 

WHY JUST THIS OIL COULD CONSUME IN THE SANCTUARY'S 7 LIGHT?

 

Our sages state: the general purpose is that the "primary" oil of each of the three assortments was acquired without the utilization of power, the olives themselves gave it under the control of the rancher, so it is the kindest. Additionally, fire is light. What's more, the light is the proof of the Creator's essence, so the fire that gives this light should be unadulterated. He was totally unadulterated because squeezed his hands group – the most effortless and not because it smokes when burning.