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, Nov. 26, - Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023


Ages: 4+

Duration: 45 Minutes

Cost: $5.00 per participant

Minimum: $125 per presentation


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