Parashat Chayei Sara
Zionism: A Call To Awe And Compassion
Abraham's relationship to the Land of Israel teaches us to use it as a means of building a just and compassionate society.
Abraham and Rebecca, known for their kindness, are strong role models for us.
Prayer: Service Of The Heart
Abraham's servant teaches us the power of spontaneous prayer, a concept that challenges our contemporary focus on consistency and conformity.
Rebecca provides a model of a powerful biblical woman who asserted her independence and her control over the future of the covenant.
Where Was Sarah?
Sarah's death illustrates the flaw of attempting to impose perfect justice on an imperfect world.
Being Blessed With Everything
The Midrash explains what it means that Abraham was blessed with everything and what a blessed life could mean for us.