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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Whats so Jewish about good old almonds? Plenty.

What’s so Jewish about good old almonds? Plenty.

Margi Lenga Kahn, Special to the Jewish Light April 16, 2022

Almonds play a special role in the Torah. Indeed, other than pistachios, they are the only nuts mentioned in the Torah. And not just once but multiple times. For example, in Exodus 25:32, God directs Moses to have the Children of Israel build a sanctuary....

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