The Hidden Secrets of Bread



The Or Hachaim, Rabbi Chaim Ben Attar, In his Commentary on Bereshis (Genesis) 18:4 explains "Bread Symbolizes the Depths (Pnimiut) of the Torah... Bread Nourishes the Body and Soul."

If prepared correctly, bread has the potential to be food for the soul. In this commentary, the Or Hachaim talks about water and bread: water symbolizing the pshat (simple meaning) of the Torah and Bread symbolizing the depths (pnimiut) of the Torah.

In the following verse, the Or Hachaim asks why did Abraham invite the angels to dine with him? Angels don't need to eat! The Or Hachaim answers that food has spiritual secrets. As it says in Proverbs 18:25 "The righteous eat to satisfy their souls." To satisfy the soul means to enhance the Ruchniut- the spiritual side of a person.


1 view

LOCATION:

JOSEPH'S ORGANIC BAKERY 

18228 West Dixie Hwy.   North Miami, FL    Phone: 954-541-4062              

FOOD IS MEDICINE      

     

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only.

These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration (FDA). The products on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

This content is strictly the opinion of the author and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician. All readers/viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. The author does not take responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement or lifestyle program.

NO information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition.

Subscribe for hot updates

Follow us: