Parshat Vayeira (Genesis 18-22)

Parshat Vayeira (Genesis 18-22)

Avraham, on the third day after his brit mila, sits outside his tent looking for guests to extend his hospitality. While talking with the Almighty, he sees three visitors (actually angels of the Almighty). Avraham interrupts his conversation with the Almighty to invite them to a meal. One angel informs him that in a year’s time, Sarah, … Continue reading “Parshat Vayeira (Genesis 18-22)”

Parshat Lech Lecha 5776 (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

Parshat Lech Lecha 5776 (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

The Almighty commands Avram (later renamed Avraham) to leave Haran and go to the “place that I will show you” (which turned out to be the land of Canaan — later renamed the Land of Israel). The Almighty then gives Avram an eternal message to the Jewish people and to the nations of the world, “I … Continue reading “Parshat Lech Lecha 5776 (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)”