Tzav 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Tzav By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land And He Shall Take the Ashes Our Sages teach that even though Yitzhak was not slaughtered and burnt at the Akeida on the Temple Mount, yet still it is considered before HaShem as if … Read more

Vayikra 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Vayikra By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land A Man Who Gives an Offering to Hashem From the Animal The word for man in our title quote from this parsha is Adam. The Zohar explains the difference between the term Adam versus … Read more

Pekudei 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Pekudei By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land These are the Numbers of the Mishkan The numbers of gold, silver and copper donated to the mishkan mentioned in the beginning of this parsha easily brings us to draw a connection between the … Read more

Vayakhel 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Vayakhel By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land And All Those Wise of Heart of You Shall Come and Do What HaShem has Commanded ‘Blessed are You HaShem our God Master of the Universe Who erects the borders of the Widow (‘matziv … Read more

Tetzaveh 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Tetzaveh By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land These are the Clothes They Shall Make Even at times when the kohanim cannot serve in the Beit HaMikdash, Torah still mandates that one is to differentiate the kohanic family from all other families … Read more

Terumah 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Terumah By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land All Those that Lift their Hearts to Donate This week’s Parsha Trumah, whose name means ‘donation’, heightens our awareness towards donation for the Temple. Today, in the absence of the Temple, we can still … Read more

Mishpatim 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Mishpatim By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land And He Shall Be Cured The verb root for cure is resh-peh-aleph, which are the same letters that comprise the words “pe’er”, beauty, and “epher”, ashes. Some have the custom of placing ashes on … Read more