Chayei Sarah: The Prayer in the Field
A Human Being “pours out his conversation” before God, sharing his life with God, involving God in his interests, his worries and concerns..
Vayera: Hospitality - A Family Project
Abraham gets the whole family welcoming the guests - It is a family agenda. In contrast, Lot acts alone; his family members are uninvolved.
Lech Lecha: Circumcision - Repudiating Fate
It is not the physical that is of the essence, but that which is beyond it. Our legacy is to refine that which nature gives us.
Noah: Social Influence and Religious Isolation.
“Noah was a righteous man; he was blameless in his age” (6:9) “You alone have I found righteous before Me in this age” (7:1) Noah was...