Get Your Plots in Order

Abraham had to search for a grave when Sarah died. Our family was luckier.

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.

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.