Almond Blossoms: A Jewish Symbol of Hope and Renewal
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Almond Blossoms: A Jewish Symbol of Hope and Renewal

Almond trees blossom in late winter, in the middle of Israel’s rainy season. They’re the first trees to blossom in Israel, making them an ancient Jewish symbol of renewal, hope, and diligence. The almond tree appears a number of times in the Torah. When Jacob sends Benjamin with his other sons to Egypt for food, … Continue reading

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