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Thursday, August 09, 2007

Only in Israel #4

Vending machine for candles at the Tomb of Rav Meir (yes, THE Rav Meir).


Soccer Dad said...

R Meir Baal Haness in Teverya?

The most unusual vending machine I'd seen in Israel was one that dispensed French fries with a hechsher in Meah Shearim (in 2003.)

Anonymous said...

Wherever you are this shabbat (p' Re'eh), I hope you get haftorah.

Elie said...

I have heard from a reliable source that the association of "R Meir Baal Haness" with the Tanna R Meir is a Jewish urban legend and has no historical basis.

Cool pic though!

PsychoToddler said...

anonymous: Yeah, I think I know that one ;-)

elie: don't be spoilin' the magic for me!

Soccer Dad: Yuuuuch!

Soccer Dad said...

Does the Haftorah comment mean that we should be wishing you Happy Birthday or Happy Anniversary?

The french fries were not bad.

PsychoToddler said...

It's a reference to this post.

You can also wish me a happy birthday.