Tag Archives: Sarah

Chayeh Sarah: A life well lived

Chayeh Sarah.  The life of Sarah.  We begin the parasha reading of her death, “Sarah lived to be 127 years old, such was the span of Sarah’s life.  She died in Kiriat Arba in the land of Canaan and Abraham … Continue reading

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Lech l’cha: Hey!

How many times in your life do you change your name? Well, I suppose there’s the first one, but you don’t choose it; your parents do.   Then there are the nicknames your siblings or cousins give you….but you don’t choose … Continue reading

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Chaye Sarah: A girl his mother would love

A moment:    “And Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah; he took Rebecca, and she became his wife and he loved her. Thus did Isaac take comfort after his mother.”  (Gen. 24:67) A question:   Why was Rebecca … Continue reading

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Vayera: Be our guest, be our guest

My mother taught me how to throw a party.  From her, I learned how to time the coffee, get my serving pieces out in advance, and set the table with the “pretties”, as she used to call them:  her tablecloths, … Continue reading

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