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When our ancestors traveled through the desert, they were nourished by Manna that fell miraculously from heaven every morning of the week with the exception of Shabbat. There was no Manna on Shabbat; instead two portions fell on Friday, one for Friday, the other for Shabbat.
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Tzav: A Flame From Above

Submitted by on March 25, 2012 – 4:32 amNo Comment | 2,398 views

Vitality
How did Moses survive for forty days on Mount Sinai without food? (1) Many shrug off question with, “it was a miracle.” But actually, the very fact that we ask the question demonstrates the limitation of our perception.

We are accustomed to deriving nourishment from food, but we never wonder why it must be from food. After all, it is not the texture or flavor of the food that nourishes, it is the nutrients that are converted into energy when metabolized. The nutrients are merely delivery systems for the energy, but G-d, who created this marvelous delivery system, can also deliver vitality in raw form.

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