Get the best of Chabad.org content every week!
Find answers to fascinating Jewish questions, enjoy holiday tips and guides, read real-life stories and more!
ב"ה
 

Sarah

Only showing results in "Lech Lecha"  |  Show All
Sort by:
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.
Related Topics
No, Sarah was not wrong to give Hagar to Abraham. She did this because she was already very aged and naturally there was no way that she could have any children. The biblical commentators laud Sarah's decision and see her act as a very selfless one. She w...
The information the Torah “neglects” to tell us regarding Abraham and Sarah’s youth teaches a lesson about our spiritual journey through life.
The women in Abraham’s family were abducted (or nearly abducted) no less than four times . . .
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...
What influence does your name have on you--on your personality, on your behavioral patterns and on your life choices? Or does it?
“And Sarah gave her to Abram her husband to be his wife”
Have you ever experienced a level of altruistic giving? How about absolutely selfless taking?
“And Sarai, His Wife”
Even in modern times, when we have reached unprecedented advances in the treatment of women, we need to rethink and challenge our value system.
"In Sarah's Merit"
Abraham’s greatness allowed him to recognize and submit to his wife’s power--and to realize that she had abilities that he did not.
Abraham’s plan would effectively remove himself from Pharaoh’s hit list . . . and make Sarah available for Pharaoh’s hedonistic abuse! Talk about a lack of chivalry! Is this Abraham, the first Jewish husband and the ultimate mentch?
Abram’s Family, Abram’s Birth, Nimrod’s Attempt on Abram’s Life, Young Abram Recognizes G-d, Abram Destroys the Idols, In Nimrod’s Hands, The Miracle in the Furnace, G-d Commands and Promise to Abram, Abram’s Obedience
Browse Subjects Alphabetically:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9