FOOD FIT FOR ANGELS

November 6th, 2020

Why does the Torah mention the food that Abraham served the angels at the beginning of Vayeira? How could angels eat physical food, if they are spiritual beings? Why does the Talmud connect Abraham’s treatment of his angelic guests with God’s treatment of his descendants in the wilderness? What is the significance of making berachot before we eat something?

Rabbi Dunner answers all of these questions with one guiding principle, offering a beautiful path for us that dates back to our forefather Abraham — a path that can turn our world from a mundane godless place into a sphere of heavenly inspiration.

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