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.

Valuing Kindness

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.

Revering Rebecca

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.