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Sarah was the wife of Abraham, and the first of the four matriarchs of the Jewish nation. She is widely referred to as Sarah Imeinu, “Sarah Our Mother.” Along with her husband, the Patriarch Abraham, Sarah was instrumental in teaching thousands of people ...
Eliezer’s Mission, Eliezer’s Prayer, Rebekah at the Well, Rebekah and Isaac Marries
From my understanding Abraham was not present at the time of his wife Sarah’s death. Where did Abraham come from, and why wasn’t he with Sarah in her final moments?
If we believe that all tragedies are perfectly good, why do we ask G‑d to protect us from them? Why do we trust G‑d to protect us from tragedy and thus deny us the perfect goodness we would have gained from it?
When his wife Sarah passed away, Abraham was offered an incredible bargain: a free burial plot. Abraham's refusal to accept teaches us something about the worth of bargains...
Why did Isaac wait so long to marry; denying his mother the joy of seeing grandchildren? Was it the fear of commitment, or perhaps the desire for a perfect marriage commitment?
Had Isaac and Rebecca met in the modern age, their courtship might have looked something like this. Isaac would notice Rebecca at the well . . .
The death of Sarah, Abraham's negotiations with the Hittites for a "plot" of land, and the 400 pieces of silver paid for it -- as played out in the inner dynamics of our psyche and soul
What a seemingly negligible detail of the marriage of Isaac and Rebecca tells us about the nature of marriage between man and woman, and the nature of the marriage between man and G‑d we call “life.”
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 ...
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