Parasha of the Week

Weekly Torah Portion….

What Preceded Receiving the Torah? 

Parashat Yitro 5781

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

The main topic of this week’s Torah portion, Yitro, is “Ma’amad Har

Exodus from Slavery to Song

Parashat Beshalach

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

In this week’s Torah portion, Beshalach, we read about “kriyat yam suf,” the

When Power Meets Empathy

Parashat Va’era
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites
In this week’s Torah portion, we read about the beginning of

An Unglamorous Leader

Bs”d Shemot 5781
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites
This week, we begin reading the book of Exodus and

Different but Complementary
Parashat Vayechi – 1781
In this week’ Torah portion of Vayechi which concludes the book of Genesis, we listen to Jacob blessing his sons as
Exile as a Moral Foundation
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites In this week’s Torah portion, Vayigash, we read about the Jewish nation that
Days of Love and Hate – How Do We Cope? 

 Parashat Miketz 5781

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

In this week’s Torah portion, Miketz, we read the continuation of Joseph’s story

Our Ancestors’ Legacy

5781 – Parashat Vayeshev

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

This Shabbat, we get into the story of Joseph and his brothers,

Jacob and Israel – Two Names, Two Spiritual Attitudes

Vayishlach 5781

Parashat Vayishlach

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

Someone Hears Your Crying

Parashat Vayetzeh- 5781

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

This week, we read about Jacob’s life in the household of his

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Interesting Facts

The Western Wall Plaza hosts approximately 60,000 people. It symbolizes the Jewish link to Jerusalem and serves as the synagogue closest to the remains of both Holy Temples.
The Western Wall's visible stones tell of its history from the time of the Holy Temples' ruin. The original Herodian stones are distinct from the others in size and in their unique borders.
The building style of "grading" used when layering the Western Wall's stones, teaches us that the Temple Mount's walls were not perpendicular but marginally sloping.

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