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Sarah's Abduction by Pharaoh

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Sarah’s Courage: Lesson 3
Even in today’s day and age, with all of the advancements made in the treatment of women, we must rethink and challenge our value system.
Sarah’s Courage: Lesson 2
Abraham was wise enough to recognize when his wife, Sarah, possessed a certain level of greatness that he did not.
Sarah’s Courage: Lesson 1
Even when we are experiencing our personal famines, our relationship with G‑d is still present and accessible.
Parshah Curiosities: Lech Lecha
A superficial reading of the biblical account of Abraham and Sarah’s episode in Egypt, where he tells her to say she’s his sister so they don’t kill him, is shrouded in mystery. Delve into the classical commentaries and discover the missing link in this f...
How to Study Torah—Lech Lecha
When Abraham feared that the Egyptians would kill him in order to take his wife, he asked her to pretend that she was his sister. We examine the meaning of the verse (Genesis 12:13), “Say that you are my sister, so that they will favor me.”
The Midrash sees Sarah’s abduction by Pharaoh and her subsequent liberation as a precedent for Abraham and Sarah’s children’s future sojourn in Egypt. According to the chassidic masters, it also illuminates the soul-body relationship within each individua...
Abraham & Sarah, Lesson 2
How does one deal with challenges, curveballs, and seemingly negative events? How do we learn to value internal beauty as much as external beauty? How do we connect to the spiritual when we are surrounded by the physical? We need to look no further than A...
Judaism’s origins begin nearly 4,000 years ago in the Middle East with a couple named Abraham and Sarah, whom G-d selected to start a new people, the chosen nation.
The women in Abraham’s family were abducted (or nearly abducted) no less than four times . . .
“And he treated Abram well for her sake, and he had sheep and oxen and male asses and menservants and maidservants…”
Is money good or bad? Is it only a means to an end, or is there some intrinsic spirtiual component to money that makes it so powerful?
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