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Mitzvah; Mitzvot: (lit. “commandment”); one of the Torah’s 613 Divine commandments; a good deed or religious precept; according to Chassidut, the word mitzvah stems from the root tzavta, attachment, the mitzvah creating a bond between G-d who commands and man who performs.
All the fearful stories he had heard about how whites treated blacks seemed to be coming true.
Eliezer could have taken ownership of his mission and said, “My name is Eliezer and, on behalf of Isaac, I am here to ask for Rebecca’s hand.” Instead he declared: “I am a servant of Abraham”
Rashi tells us that Keturah was one and the same as Hagar, whom Abraham had married more than 50 years prior.
The Torah tells us more about Rebecca than about any of our other matriarchs.
Studying the life of our forefathers, one should follow the principal laid down by Ramban, who quotes the sages: “Everything that happened to our forefathers is a sign for the sons. All the details of the life of our forefathers contain the prediction of ...
In a final summation of Sarah’s life, the Torah tells us two things—that she was beautiful and that she had a flawless character—her two great qualities juxtaposed.
Chayei Sarah
The “if only” attitude claims that if only we had some essentially missing quality, then our lives would be infinitely enhanced.
The Biblical story of Eliezer and Rebecca as a guide to what to look for in seeking a marriage partner
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