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

Parshat Bo 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Bo By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land You Shall Eat Matza Although we are commanded to eat matza and separate ourselves from hametz only seven (or eight) days a year, there is one place where this principle applies year-round: the altar … Read more

Parshat Shemot 2018

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Shemot By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land To the Mountain of God, To Horeb One of the important steps of our People’s redemption in this parsha is Moshe Rabeinu’s approach towards the Mountain of God, Horeb, as well as his attention … Read more

Parshat Vayechi 2018

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat VayechiBy: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשוInviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land Yosef As we mentioned last week, the Midrash states that “everything that happened to Yosef happened to Zion (Tanhuma Vayigash 11).” Since this Midrash sheds a unique light on the connection between Yosef and Zion we … Read more

Parshat Vayigash 2018

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat VayigashBy: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשוInviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land I Am Yosef As we mentioned two weeks ago, the Midrash states that “everything that happened to Yosef happened to Zion.” Since this Midrash sheds a unique light on the connection between Yosef and Zion we … Read more