Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life.
 

G-d and Man

Knowledge Base » G-d and Man
Only showing results in "Vayera"  |  Show All
Sort by:
Bringing people into our space can be quite exposing and maybe even embarrassing, but it is one of the greatest forms of kindness and the epitome of sharing our bounty.
Before Abimelech’s household was cured, G-d remembered Sarah and she conceived with Isaac. From this our sages deduced that those who pray on behalf of others, and are themselves of similar need, are answered first...
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?
G-d unleashes his wrath on the city of Sodom, but before G-d carries out his plan, Abraham does a most remarkable thing. He attempts to nullify G-d’s decree: “Abraham came forward and said, ‘Will You sweep away the innocent along with the guilty?’”
My movements are sluggish. A thousand times I have done this. Thousands more I will . . . I yearn for “inspiration” . . .
For an informed reading of the weekly Haftarah: I Kings 4:1-37
Overview Parshat Vayeira tells the story of the miraculous birth of Isaac. Although Abraham and Sarah could never naturally have children, G‑d gave them a child in their deep old age. Reflecting this, the haftarah recounts a similar miracle which was perf...
When we embark on our final journey, the items for which we toiled so mightily don’t come with us.
When I was in the first grade, just beginning to study the book of Genesis, I was fascinated by the stories, the personalities and the drama. But nothing captured my imagination more than the angels.
Somehow, Abraham managed to notice these three strangers in middle of communing with the Almighty!
Browse Subjects Alphabetically:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9