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Abraham: (a) (1813-1638 BCE) The first of the three Patriarchs; the first Jew. He discovered G-d on his own and rejected the idolatry of his contemporaries. G-d commanded him to travel from his Mesopotamian homeland to Canaan, where He bequeathed the land to his descendants in the Covenant between the Parts. He successfully withstood ten tests with which G-d challenged him, including the Binding of Isaac incident. Husband of Sarah and Hagar, father of Ishmael and Isaac--his heir. (b) A common Jewish name.
Abraham and Ishmael, Abraham and Isaac--a study in the difference between likeness and semblance
Do you see your regular, everyday interactions as your own, unrelated to who you are as a spiritual person with a G‑dly mission?
If scripture already says, "Isaac son of Abraham," why the need to repeat, "Abraham fathered Isaac"?
Parshat Toldot speaks of how Isaac blessed Jacob, "May G‑d (haElokim) give you from the dew of the heavens and the fat of the land, and abundance of grain and wine." Genesis 27:28. Most of the blessings given to Abraham and Isaac are given with the name H...
Birth of the Twins, Jacob and Esau Grow Up, Abraham’s Death, Esau Kills Nimrod, Jacob Buys the Birthright, Isaac Goes To Philistina
Isaac is the second of the patriarchs of the Jewish people. He is most famous for his central role when he was almost offered up as a sacrifice to G‑d
Abraham and Isaac: Two Paradigms in Influence and Outreach
They both served G‑d with all their hearts and souls, but they possessed different hearts and different souls. Their roles and destinies, as well, couldn’t have been more different.
What is the secret to making the generation gap disappear?
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