Category Archives: bais hamikdash

Kesubos 2 Besulah and the Bais HaMikdash


A besulah marries on the fourth day of the week. The Devarim Nechmadim interprets this statement homiletically. The Yerushalmi (Brachos 2:4) states that on the day the Bais HaMikdash was destroyed, the Redeemer was born. The Mishnah alludes to this … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5767


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5767 Shabbos in the Parashah This week is referred to as Shabbos Nachamu, the Shabbos of Consolation. One must wonder where the consolation is. We just finished mourning the destruction of the Bais HaMikdash and our … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5767


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5767 Shabbos in the Parashah This week is referred to as Shabbos Chazon, as we read the Haftorah from the Book of Yeshaya where the prophet chastises the Jewish People who have strayed in their serviced … Continue reading

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Moshe and the Bais HaMikdash


In this week’s parashah, Pekudei, it is said eileh fekudei HaMishkan mishkan haeidus asher pukad al pi Moshe avodas haleviim beyad Issamar Ben Aharon HaKohen, these are the reckonings of the Tabernacle, the Tabernacle of Testimony, which were reckoned at … Continue reading

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Taanis 29a: Meraglim and the Bais HaMikdash


The Gemara states that the Meraglim returned from spying out Eretz Yisroel on Tisha B’Av, and they caused the Jewish People to cry bitterly about their future life in Eretz Yisroel. HaShem declared, “You cried tears for nothing! I will … Continue reading

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