Parashat Chayei Sara: Summary
Following the death of Sara, Abraham purchases a burial plot and sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac.
Reminders Of Love
Like Judah's approach to Joseph, the people of Israel must sometimes remind God of our unique commitment to one another.
Parashat Miketz: Summary
Joseph interprets Pharaoh's dreams and is appointed to implement Egypt's anti-famine plan, which brings him into contact with his brothers again.
Summary of Parashat Vayera
Isaac's birth, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, the exile of Hagar and the ultimate sacrifice.
Parashat Lech-Lecha: Summary
Abram and Sarai follow God's call to journey to Canaan, where the covenant between God and Abraham is affirmed.
Feeling Another’s Pain
As God promises to accompany Jacob into exile, we learn that sometimes the challenge of being fully present and sharing in someone's pain is greater than relieving their suffering.
Parashat Noach: Summary
A flood destroys all living creatures, aside from Noah, his family and the animals in their ark.
Avoiding Confrontation And Responsibility
Judah's plea to Joseph marks his transition into claiming responsibility and facing the consequences of his actions.
Parashat Vayechi: Summary
On his deathbed, Jacob blesses his sons and asks them to bury him in Canaan.
The God Of Isaac
As Jacob descends to Egypt he calls on the God of Isaac to assure him that this decision is correct.