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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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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 ...
What was the life of Sarah, the first mother of the Jewish people? What does her life teach us about our lives today?
Everyone goes through a stage of innocence. Unfortunately, for most people this stage eventually passes...
Ishmael was a wild man; banished from Abraham's home together with his mother Hagar. Years later, we find Ishmael accompanying Abraham to the Akeidah. After Sarah’s death, Abraham remarries Hagar. What's going on?
The events recounted in the Torah section of Chayei Sarah all take place after Sarah's death. Not only that -- they seem to all underscore the fact of her demise. Yet "Chayei Sarah" means "the life of Sarah"!
Abraham appreciated a simple yet sometimes difficult truth: if you want to make something truly yours, you must pay for it.
From the dawn of history, people have been searching for a sense of joy, which is as elusive as it is desirable.
The portion of Chayei Sarah begins, “And Sarah’s lifetime was 127 years, the years of Sarah’s life.” Genesis 23:1. The question is asked: If scripture already said, “And Sarah’s lifetime was 127 years,” why does it add, “the years of Sarah’s life?” Also, ...
All of her years were equal, parallel, identical, even-steven for good? Is this possible?
An Essay on Chayei Sarah
Every person’s life consists of two different modes. One mode is characterized by ascents and descents, while the other is characterized by calm and tranquility, without major events or great excitement.
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