The menorah is comprised of candles, the candle is comprised of fire and the fuel – the fuel is the emotions, the light is wisdom – light has to influence the emotions.
The seven candles of the Menorah in the Beis Hamikdash represent the 7 types of Jewish Souls.
The purpose of the menorah was to draw down the infinite light into the finite.
The mistaken diagram of the Menorah, is based on a wicked gentile, who drew it into the Arch of Titus, and now people are copying that.
When we work on influencing another, we must do so in an expansive manner.
The Menorah was made out of one solid block of gold, which shows, even though we may be branches, we are of the same tree.
Menachem is the name of Moshiach which is alluded to by the fact that it begins with a mem and ends with a closed mem.