The Rabbi Who Recaptured Hebron (Special for Hayyei Sarah)

The Torah reading this Shabbat, Parashat Hayyei Sarah, details Abraham’s purchase of Ma’arat HaMachpela (the Cave of the Patriarchs) in Hebron. In light of the political climate regarding jurisdiction over Hebron, it is worthwhile to read Rabbi Shlomo Goren’s firsthand account of the battle to reclaim Hebron and the Arabs’ surrender to the Israel Defense Forces.

Start Bereishit from the Beginning

It’s no coincidence that our new blog begins with Bereishit. Amongst the many distinguished authors with whom we work, we have the privilege of publishing Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb’s new book, ‘The Person in the Parasha: Discovering the Human Element in the Weekly Torah Portion‘. The Person in the Parasha comprises Rabbi Weinreb’s  essays…