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Cave of Machpelah

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A taste of Shazak Parsha, where the weekly Torah portion comes alive! Geared for kids... Great for adults!
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Abraham’s acquisition of the Cave of Machpelah
A closer reading of a few unusual words in Rashi's commentary resolves puzzling questions in the narrative of Abraham's purchase of the Cave of Machpelah as a burial place for his wife Sarah. This novel insight affords a powerful message for our times. (L...
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There are three places in the land of Israel that the nations of the world are compelled to admit belong to the Jews: the Cave of Machpelah in Hebron, The Temple Mount in Jerusalem, and Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem, for all three were purchased outright. The ...
This class teaches the Kabbalistic spiritual significance of the Cave of Machpelah; the resting place of the patriarchs and matriarchs.
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