A Thread of Redemption

Parashat Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah) Beresheet (Genesis) 23:1–25:8 Haftarah: I Kings 1:1–31 In both the Parasha and Haftarah portions this week, we find an interesting connection between Abraham and David, which I believe, reveals … Read More

Parashat Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah)

Beresheet (Genesis) 23:1–25:8 This week’s reading from the parasha starts with the words: Now Sarah lived one hundred and twenty-seven years; these were the years of the life of Sarah. And Sarah died in Kiriath-arba … Read More

Parashat Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah)

Beresheet (Genesis) 23:1 – 25:8 In my most recent blog entry, Parashat Vayeira (And He Appeared), I wrote that I love the account from the book of Genesis 18:9-15 for many reasons; it reveals to … Read More