The Torah reading for the second day of Rosh Hashanah.
Abraham attempts to save the people of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Changing the external to affect the internal.
Beliefs & Practices
Being humble is one of the key traits that Judaism values.
Abraham's nephew was one of the only survivors of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Abraham's first son also became the ancestor of a great nation.
Though she gave Abraham a son, she was banished.
None of the commentaries questioned the legitimacy of the relationship between Abraham and Keturah.
The lives of Abraham and Job provide us with two models for confronting poverty.
A mother's response to the near-death of her son