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

Ki Tisa 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Ki Tisa By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land Our Parsha teaches that the giving of the half shekel by each man in Israel protects the masses from plague due to a census conducted upon them. This lesson is echoed at the … 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

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