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Binding of Isaac, The: (lit. “the binding”); Abraham’s preparation of Isaac as a sacrifice
The Akeida (1)
Ch. 22, verses 1 - 5: Overview, the request of Hashem to Avraham to bring Yitzchok up as a sacrifice. They reach the mountain and are about to ascend.
How to Study Torah - Vayeira
We study the enigmatic story of the Akeida with a special focus on Abraham’s response when G-d stops him at the last moment.
The Binding of Issac
The Binding of Issac and the Meaning of Jewish Martyrdom
A taste of Shazak Parsha, where the weekly Torah portion comes alive! Geared for kids... Great for adults!
Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do we sometimes feel that G-d is testing us? How was Abraham able to agree to sacrifice his son after waiting to have him for so many years? Where does our nation get its capacity for self-sacrifice and perseve...
Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 8
In this lesson we take a look at the famous Adon Olam prayer, which describes G-d’s absolute sovereignty. Next, we reflect on the covenant and special merit of our patriarch, and specifically the Binding of Isaac.
A 90-second insight on the Parshah
What is so special about Avraham’s self-sacrifice for G-d, considering that we find many who were willing to give up their life for all types of causes?
The Akeida (2)
Ch. 22, verses 6 - 24: Continues with the “Binding of Yitzchok." Avraham is told not to sacrifice Yitzchok, that Hashem only wanted him brought up on the alter. Avraham then brings a ram in lieu of Yirzchok. They then return to Be'er Sheva. The portion en...
Parsha Nuggets: Vayeira
When G‑d wanted to tell Abraham to bring his son Isaac as an offering, G‑d delivered the command Himself. But when He wanted to tell Abraham to let his son live, He sent an angel to deliver the message.
Topics Include: the three angels visit Abraham, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, the rectification of Adam’s soul through the binding of Isaac.
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