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Sarah: (a) (1803-1677 BCE) First of the four Matriarchs, wife of Abraham. Together with her husband, she was instrumental in converting thousands of people to monotheism. She was miraculously protected when she was abducted by the kings of Egypt and Philistine. She gave birth to Isaac at the age of ninety. She is buried in the Cave of Machpelah. (b) A common Jewish name.
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A series of text-based classes on the life of the matriarch Sarah as illuminated by the Torah, Talmud, Midrash, Kabbalah and other primary sources.
Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah are the four matriarchs (mothers) who built up our Jewish nation. Sarah was the first matriarch, and Abraham was the first patriarch (father), of our Jewish people. Sarah was the daughter of Haran, one of Abraham’s two brot...
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 ...
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Though Sara yearned for a child, she didn't give birth until after eight decades of life. What did she do with her motherly love during all that time that she was childless? And, what were the guiding principles that her home was founded on?
Explore the mystical meaning
Discover the spiritual meaning of the female name Sarah, the secret behind their Hebrew letters and numerical value, and the name’s corresponding verse in the Torah.
Sarah’s Courage: Lesson 10
Two people—one man and one woman—were charged with the task of introducing monotheism to the world. They were Abraham and Sarah. This is an overview of her life.
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What lessons for our own lives can we learn from studying the lives of biblical women? Learn about three great women from our past: Sarah, Rebecca and Nitzevet.
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