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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.
“Please invite the wagon driver to come see me,” said the Rebbe upon hearing that the man was in town.
G-d had arranged for him to be in prison so that he could better appreciate the value of the work he did raising funds for redeeming Jewish prisoners.
Ethics 1:5
"I will just figure out your bill. Hmmm. The wine is worth fifty dollars. The meat is a hundred. Ummm... The fruit must be another forty...”
“Will I be able to do my job?” the Evil Side asked. “Will people really listen to me?”
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