At the beginning of Parshat Chaye Sarah – which, weirdly enough, actually means “The Life of Sarah” – Avraham’s wife Sarah dies at the very old age of 127. Avraham, also quite old at that time, feels that he has been blessed with a full, wonderful life and has just one more thing to settle: finding a wife for his son, Yitzhak. But Avraham doesn’t want just any wife for Yitzhak – he wants someone very special.
In fact, he wants someone so special that he feels the need to make sure Yitzhak doesn’t marry a local woman from
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Contributions from Pardes faculty, staff and alumni including: Aviva Lauer Golbert, Rachel Friedrichs, Reuven Margrett and more.