Holive extra virgin olive oil from Israel

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HOLIVE extra virgin olive oil from Israel is made from olives grown on trees planted on the fertile slopes of the Valley of Sorek.

The Valley of Sorek in the Biblical times bordered between the Philistines and the Hebrew tribe of Dan. This was the region of Samson.

North of the valley there is a spring called En Hakkore. According to the Book of Judges after one of his triumphs over the Philistines Samson was about to die of thirst and he called upon the Lord and a spring emerged from the ground:

“Then God opened up the hollow place in Lehi, and water came out of it. When Samson drank, his strength returned and he revived. So the spring was called En Hakkore”

Judges 15:19

Olives have always been integral to the Holy Land. Indeed, the Bible describes the Promised Land as `a land of olive trees and honey.’ Much as in ancient times, today Holive extra virgin olive oil from Israel’s olives are carefully tended, hand picked, and pressed into the purest of olive oils.

The Holy Land’s extra virgin olive oil was used in the Temple, used to anoint kings, used as a healing balm, used for illumination, and of course, savored for its luscious flavor as part of a meal or on its own as a delicious gift from the land.

Holive extra virgin olive oil from Israel is made from Barnea Olives. Barena is a premium olive variety named for the Kadesh Barnea region in which it was found, on the border between the Sinai Desert and Israel

“Then, as the LORD our God commanded us, we set out from Horeb and went toward the hill country of the Amorites through all that vast and dreadful desert that you have seen, and so we reached Kadesh Barnea.” Deuteronomy 1:19

“And thou shall command the children of Israel that they bring unto you pure olive oil beaten for lighting to make a light shine out continuously.” Exodus 27:20

“Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of The Lord came mightily upon David from that day forward”

1 Samuel 16:13