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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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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...
Question: I'm following the parsha, week by week. Last week, G‑d told Abraham he and Sarah would have a son. This week Sarah hears the news from a stranger and laughs. What's going on? Why didn't Abraham want to share the good news with her as soon as he ...
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