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Parshah Focus

The Isolationists of Sodom and Gomorrah
Commerce and the need for needing one another
It turns out that the greatest need of all is not to be needed, but to need others.
Reading the Torah, I noticed that when the angels, disguised as travelers, visited Abraham, he served them "butter and milk and the calf which he had prepared." Isn't this a violation of the prohibition against eating meat and milk together?
What Were Abraham's 10 Tests?
Torah does not tell us what the tests actually were. There are actually a number of schools of thought about this. Here are some.
The Wickedness of the Sodomites, Abraham Pleads For Sodom, Lot’s Hospitality, Lot and His Family Are Saved, The Dead Sea
Abraham in Gerar, Isaac’s Birth, Ishmael, The Miraculous Well
Why Didn't Abraham Plead for His Son's Life?
Why did Abraham protest so strongly on behalf of a handful of lowlife Sodomites, and yet submitted silently when commanded to sacrifice his own son?
Sacrifice Your Son?
a conversation
Skeptic: Now if that's not the epitome of everything wrong with religion... Believer: Aren't you leaving out a very important part of the story?
G-d’s strange Command, Father and Son Together, The Akedah - Altar, Abraham’s Reward, Abraham and Isaac Return, Sarah’s Death
Where Was Isaac After the Binding?
Why is there no mention of Isaac returning with his father?
Sodom and Gomorrah: Cities Destroyed by G-d
The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah have come to epitomize moral depravity and cruelty.
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