Emor 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Emor By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land And the sabbath-produce of the land shall be for food for you, for your servant and for your maid, and for your hired servant and for the settler by your side On the Shemita … Read more

Kedoshim 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Kedoshim By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land You Shall Revere Your Mother and Father Our Sages teach that the awe of your Torah master should be like that of the awe of Heaven. Indeed, our Sages learned from the extra word … Read more

Archei Mot 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Archei Mot By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land Before Hashem you Shall Be Purified On leap years we read parshat Aharei Mot, which begins with the laws of Yom Kippur, in conjunction with Pesah. Similarly, according to Ashkenazic custom the special … Read more

Passover II 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Passover By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land Then Moshe and Israel Sang a Song Unto Hashem Singing songs of praise to Hashem is an essential component of the Jewish People. So the Kabbalists teach us that the name “Israel” is a combination … Read more

Passover 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Passover By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land And You Shall Tell Your Children Telling the story of the Exodus on Seder Night is definitely one of the highlights of this night, to such an extent that the other mitzvoth that pertain to … Read more

Tazria 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Tazria By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land On the Eighth Day You Shall Circumcise There are only two positive commandments in the Torah that are so severe that abstaining from them renders the transgressor liable of “karet,” spiritual “incision from the … Read more

Shemini 2019

Caves of Machpelah

Parshat Shemini By: Rabbi Moshe Goodman, Kollel Ohr Shlomo, Hebron בס”ד לשכנו תדרשו Inviting the Holy Presence in Our Holy Land On the Eighth Day According to the Tannaic master Rabbi Yehoshua man was created on the first of Nissan, in contrast to Rabbi Eliezer’s opinion which holds that man was created on the first … Read more

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