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Abraham Visited by Angels

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Question: I'm following the parsha, week by week. Last week, G‑d told Abraham he and Sarah would have a son. This week Sarah hears the news from a stranger and laughs. What's going on? Why didn't Abraham want to share the good news with her as soon as he ...
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?
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Did the angels who visited Abraham actually eat or just pretend to eat? Is one supposed to follow local custom or just make an appearance of doing so? The Midrash and the Talmud give two different answers. (Based on Likkutei Sichos vol. 36 p.172)
The food that we eat has valuable spiritual elements even for angels.
The food that we eat has valuable spiritual elements even for angels.
Somehow, Abraham managed to notice these three strangers in middle of communing with the Almighty!
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