Once when conversing with him, he stated that during the Feast of Tabernacles the Israelites are exalted and pre-eminent above all other people and nations of the world and therefore we carry

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the Loulab in hand as a trophy of victory over them, inasmuch as only from Israel, do the great chiefs of idolatrous nations receive and participate in the blessings that descend from heaven.

via Zohar: Genesis: Chapter XLV. Kabbalistic Explanation of the Feast of Tabernacles and The Loulab.