Tomb of the Patriarchs

Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s Blog – Land of Our Fathers… and Mothers and Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts and Cousins – Lech Lecha 5776

This week’s Torah reading begins with the first commandment G-d ever gave to the first Jew in history - to go to the Land of Israel.  The Torah relates that G-d spoke to Abraham, and said, “Go for yourself, from your land, from your relatives and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you.  And I will make of you a great nation; I will bless ...

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