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Faith Took Abraham Far — Love Took Him Even Farther

The first Jew is widely regarded as a man of faith, but he was also a man of deep love.

The Miracle in Sarah’s Tent

How the matriarchs' homes resembled and inspired the Temple.

Violence Against Women

Parashat Vayera offers many instances of abuse towards female biblical characters.

Living A Full Life

The deaths of Abraham and Sarah.

Alone In The Wilderness

Hagar and Ishmael are cast away at Sarah's behest.

Why Jews By Choice are Sons of Abraham and Daughters of Sarah

When called to the Torah, converts get a special lineage.

My Wife, My Sister

Three times in Genesis, wives are "passed off" as sisters.

Hagar in the Bible

Though she gave Abraham a son, she was banished.

Praying in the Fields

For Isaac, praying in nature was a crucial element of worshipping the Divine.

Sarah and the Akedah

A mother's response to the near-death of her son