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One can build a mizbeach today on the temple mount even without a temple. At one time not that long ago, there was talk of making a korban pesach there. http://www.yeshiva.org.il/midrash/15755 רבי עקיבא איגר כתב במכתב לחתנו, החתם סופר, כי הוא מציע לבקש משרי ירושלים ליתן רשות להקריב. החתם סופר, בשו"ת יורה דעה סימן רל"ו, משיב לו שהבעיה נעוצה במושל שהוא קפדן ...


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Are there specifications to build a Mizbeah? Yes, there are specification for building a Mizbeach - and the Rambam has codified them in the first 2 chapters of הלכות בית הבחירה Can one build a Mizbeah in our days? The Rambam (ibid 1:3) says that after the temple was built (i.e. nowadays), individuals may no longer have their private temples nor ...


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A better translation of "korban" is "that which brings one close". It's not that you're "giving up" something (e.g. an animal from your flock) in some sort of tit-for-tat scheme to balance out a debt or transgression; rather, you bring a korban because God commanded it and we want to follow God's commands. There are several types of korban, and you'll ...



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