Parshas Chayei Sarah – Chesed and Chachma

Avraham Avinu sends his faithful eved, Eliezer to find a suitable wife for his righteous son, Yitzchak Avinu.  When Eliezer arrives at his destination he prays to Hashem to send him a sign to enable him to determine who should be Yitzchak’s wife  He asks; “Let it be that the maiden to

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Parshas Chayei Sara

Sara dies. She was 127 years old. Notice how the Torah says she died, it says Sarah’s lifetime was.. A righteous person lives and brings life.In 23:2 it says that Avraham eulogized and cried over her. Notice in the Hebrew it has a small kaf. The sages say

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Rav Weinberg Weekly Parshas Chayei Sara

We Don’t Live With Simanim One of the major yesodos that Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l derived from our parsha was learned from the story of Eliezer davening at the well to find a wife for Yitzchak. Seemingly, Eliezer made a sign with Kavayachol that the girl who

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Parshas Chayei Sara

Topics covered in this class: The name as the theme of the Sedra. “The rising and the setting of the sun”. Yitzchok marries Rivka. The tests of Yitzchak and Rivka. The rising well water. The name as the theme of the Sedra. Questions: a. Why is the

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Eliezer’s Test: Dating

In this week’s parsha there are three main sections: Avraham purchasing a burial plot for Sara in Hevron from Ephron the Hittite. Avraham sent his servant Eliezer to find a wife for Yitzchak. Avraham married Keturah and had children. Read Ch. 24:10-27 Did Eliezer pray for a

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Parshas Chayei Sara

Based on Rav Noah Weinberg “All you need is love…” Turn on the radio and you will hear the word “love” mentioned hundreds of times. It is describes as the key to everlasting happiness, the emotion or “feeling” that brings man to woman; woman to man. Such

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Choosing a Marriage Partner

Choosing A Wife for Yitzchak How important is it to choose carefully who you marry? What should one look for in a marriage partner? In relating to G-d, can one depend on miracles? How important is choosing carefully?Avraham sends his most trusted servant, with all his money, and makes him swear

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Sarah Imeinu

Sarah Imeinu A great prophetess, Sarah was the first Matriarch of the Jewish People. She left her birthplace in Mesopotamia with her husband Abraham and traveled to Israel[i]. Due to her startling beauty, she was taken hostage on two occasions. In both instances, miraculous events led to her

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