Chayei Sarah

"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 …

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“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 …

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"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 …

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“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 …

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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 …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Chayei Sarah 5776

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1 – 25:18)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Ironically, Parshat Chayei Sara doesn’t deal with the life of our matriarch, Sarah. Rather, it discusses her death and burial. Sarah passed away at the age of one hundred and twenty-seven – a relatively short life for her time (Avraham lived for 175 …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Chayei Sarah 5776

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1 – 25:18)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Ironically, Parshat Chayei Sara doesn’t deal with the life of our matriarch, Sarah. Rather, it discusses her death and burial. Sarah passed away at the age of one hundred and twenty-seven – a relatively short life for her time (Avraham lived for 175 …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Chayei Sarah 5776

Parshat Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1 – 25:18)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin This week’s parsha has been dedicated in memory of Elsie Laufer (מרים לאה אלישבע בת יוסל ובלה) by her loving family  Efrat, Israel –  “Sarah died in Kiryat Arba, which is Hebron in the Land of Canaan. And Abraham came to eulogize Sarah and to weep …

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