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Thursday, 28 October 2010 13:58

cleanliness according to Rabbi Hillel

art-healthfoodOnce when he concluded his studies with his disciples, he walked along with them. His disciples asked him: "Master, where are you going?" He answered: "To perform a religious duty."

"What is this religious duty, Master?" they asked.

"To wash in the bathhouse," he replied.

"Is that a religious duty, Master?" they asked.

"Yes," he replied, "if the statues of kings, which are erected in theatres and circuses, are scoured and washed by the man who is appointed to look after them, how much more so I, who have been created in the Diving Image?"

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