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Parshat Chayei Sarah

Shock of a Lifetime - Parshat Chayei Sarah

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.23.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Rebecca's first encounter with her husband Isaac leaves a long-lasting impression.

Project Hayei Sarah: When Torah Meets Territory

Micah Weiss | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion
Micah Weiss

Hebron is the city where Avraham chooses to display his highest standards of justice and righteousness in purchasing the land that his descedents will receive. Sadly, Hebron has become a city of conflict and violence -- a paradigm of owernship that seems closer Lot and not Avraham.

The Life of Sarah? Genesis 23:1-25:18

Jay Michaelson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

The name of the Torah portion Chayei Sarah, "the Life of Sarah," is bitterly ironic. Sarah dies in the first verse, offstage, as it were, and the action quickly shifts to Abraham's bargaining for her burial place, and then to the story of the next generation, Isaac and Rebecca.

Parshat Chayei Sarah: The Lives And Loves Of Sarah, Abraham, Rebecca And Isaac

Josh Fleet | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion
Josh Fleet

Sarah lives 100 years, 20 years and seven years. One hundred and 27 are the years of Sarah's life. She dies in Hebron in Canaan, where Abraham goes to eulogize and to bewail her.