Abraham caused G-d's name to be spoken in the mouths of all passerby. How so? After they ate and drank [in his home], they made to bless him. Said he to them: "Have you eaten of mine? Your food has been provided by the G-d of the world! Thank, praise and bless He who spoke the world into being!"
Talmud, Sotah 10a
Heightened mourning, uplifting visions and rejoicing with mitzvot
Although their mourning was prompted by a conquest, it was not Napoleon’s victory that they were lamenting
Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Each of the vessels of the Temple served as an expression of G‑d’s relationship with the world
By Ester Shurpin