Chayei Sarah

“Parsha to the Point” – Chayei Sarah 5778

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Chayyei Sarah begins with the death and burial of our matriarch, Sarah, who passed away at the age of 127. Abraham, wishing to bury her, needed a burial site. Since he was a newcomer to Canaan and people tended to bury their deceased relatives in family plots, Abraham… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Chayei Sarah 5778

“Shabbat Shalom” – Chayei Sarah 5778

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “When Rebecca looked up and saw Isaac, she fell from the camel. And she asked the servant: ‘What man is this walking in the field to meet us?’ And the servant responded, ‘It is my master.’ And she took her veil and covered herself”… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Chayei Sarah 5778

אישה ופרשה: חיי שרה תשע”ז

  אברהם אבינו יחליט: מי משלנו? שלומית כסלו  בסוף ימיו, נדרש אברהם להגדרת ה´משלנו´ עם כל הכרוך בה, ומלמד אותנו שלפעמים כדי להתחיל מחדש בארץ החדשה יש לחזור לארץ הישנה מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ד חשון תשע”ז, 25/11/2016 בילדותי, ההגדרה או השאלה האם ‘הוא משלנו’ הייתה רווחת ולגיטימית. מעולם לא הסבירו לנו את… Continue Reading אישה ופרשה: חיי שרה תשע”ז

"Parsha to the Point" – Chayei Sarah 5777

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Chayei Sarah is dedicated to Abraham’s focus on his legacy, beginning with the ordeal involving his purchase of a burial plot for his wife, Sarah, in Ma’arat Hamachpela, and continuing with the dramatic search for a bride for his son, Isaac, to which no fewer than sixty-seven verses are… Continue Reading "Parsha to the Point" – Chayei Sarah 5777

“Parsha to the Point” – Chayei Sarah 5777

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Chayei Sarah is dedicated to Abraham’s focus on his legacy, beginning with the ordeal involving his purchase of a burial plot for his wife, Sarah, in Ma’arat Hamachpela, and continuing with the dramatic search for a bride for his son, Isaac, to which no fewer than sixty-seven verses are… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Chayei Sarah 5777

"Shabbat Shalom" – Chayei Sarah 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Abraham was old, well-stricken in age…” (Gen. 24:1) In addition to their shared ideals, the symbiotic relationship between Abraham and Isaac includes a remarkable likeness in physical appearance. Interestingly, one of the consequences of their physical similarity is the basis for one of the… Continue Reading "Shabbat Shalom" – Chayei Sarah 5777

“Shabbat Shalom” – Chayei Sarah 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Abraham was old, well-stricken in age…” (Gen. 24:1) In addition to their shared ideals, the symbiotic relationship between Abraham and Isaac includes a remarkable likeness in physical appearance. Interestingly, one of the consequences of their physical similarity is the basis for one of the… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Chayei Sarah 5777

אור תורה: חיי שרה תשע”ו

Rabbi Grunstein

גר ותושב אנוכי עמכם הרב יהושע גרינשטין   אנו חיים ופועלים על פי ערכיו של אברהם, כאשר מצד אחד אנו “תושבים” אשר הינם חלק בלתי נפרד מהעולם כמו כל בן-אנוש, ומאידך אנו “גרים”, עם-מיוחד, אנו חיים את האורח החיים היהודי הייחודי מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ב חשון תשע”ו, 04/11/2015 אנו חיים בעולם הרחב, ובכל… Continue Reading אור תורה: חיי שרה תשע”ו