The Sins of Our Parents

Isn’t it interesting how we can read God’s Word again and again, putting emphasis on certain accounts and miracles, while completely missing others? For example, we all know and have learned about the incredible miracle … 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