Haye Sarah: A Summary of the Parashah

Following the death of Sarah, Abraham purchases a burial plot and sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac.

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3. Why was it so important for Abraham to find a wife for Isaac from his kinsmen in his father’s land rather than from the land of Canaan? Is it still important to marry someone from the same tribe or religion? Why or why not?

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Nancy Reuben Greenfield

Nancy Reuben Greenfield has written three adaptations of the Torah, including an
interactive family version at www.TiptoeThroughTheTorah.com, and an engaging
Jewish immigrant novel, The Golden Medina, available on itunes and Amazon.