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Olympic flame lands in Brazil to begin torch relay

On Tuesday morning the Olympic flame touched down in Brasilia, the capital city of host nation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

As one can imagine there was plenty of excitement surrounding the arrival of the flame. 400 more words


Watch the 2016 Olympic Flame Lit in Greece

This past Thursday, April 21, 2016, the Olympic flame was lit in Greece for its journey to Brazil for the 2016 Olympics. I’d never seen this happen before, but I dig it. 82 more words


Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay Gets Under Way As Olympic Flame Lit In Olympia — newfanzoneblog

IOC President says Games ‘will be a message of hope in troubled times’ The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit today in Ancient Olympia, Greece, during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).

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Rio 2016: Olympic torch lit at ancient Greek site on its way to Brazil

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece – The flame for South America’s first Olympics was kindled Thursday at the birthplace of the ancient games in Greece, heralding the start of a 15-week journey that will culminate with the August 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. 844 more words


Olympia and the Olympics

Today, the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro will be lit by the High Priesstess using the reflection of the sunlight in a concave mirror in Olympia, where the Olympic Games took place in classical times. 50 more words

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Esther 6:8, Question 4. Why does Haman stress that these items be “brought?”

  • The Ben Ish Chai writes that Haman stressed that these be “brought” because he wanted a great amount of people to be involved with fetching the items, and then handed over by Achashverosh.
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I said come, sit outside with me a while,
burn citronella sticks into the night.
You misunderstood; brought your own; arrived
a single stick of lit incense glowing… 75 more words