Category Archives: Anointing Oil

All About Anointing Oil – in Biblical Times and Today!

Jan 05, 2022  |  By Evelina G

What is anointing oil and how is it used today? From the cosmetic, medicinal, and spiritual oils of Biblical times to modern versions still made in Israel today, learn all about this unique and special practice. Biblical origins Anointing oils were used during Biblical times and in the Holy Temple to purify the sanctuary and make it holy, and were poured on the heads of Kohanim (Priests) and the Kohen Gadol (High […]


Anointing Oil in Judaism: Controversial or Not?

May 17, 2020  |  By Rachel Feldman

When it comes to the topic of Anointing Oils in Judaism, many of us have a lot of questions, which is understandable considering all the confusion and controversy surrounding the subject. That’s why we decided to do a bit of digging so we could get some answers! However, before we start, please keep in mind that some of the information presented may not be relevant for anyone who isn’t Jewish […]

Category  : Anointing Oil, Jewish History, Judaism