Olive Press

The Olive Press program incorporates both modern and ancient instruments that recreate the art of pressing and refining olive oil. After watching a video specially produced for this workshop, students pit fresh olives and squeeze them in a hand press. The juice is strained and spun in a centrifuge that separates out the pure oil. Participants fashion wicks out of cotton. When the oil is purified, they fill and light the Menorah.

 

Dates: Sunday, Dec. 11, - Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022

 

Ages: 4+

Duration: 45 Minutes

Cost: $5.00 per participant

Minimum: $100 per presentation

 

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