In this week’s reading we undergo an emotional rollercoaster. The continuity of the Jewish people is being toyed with. Abraham is promised several times that his progeny will be many: they are set to be “a great nation,” “the dust of the Earth,” and “the stars of the sky.” However, Abraham and Sarah are unable
In the first verses of parshat Vayeira, it seems as though it is though Abraham is the central actor, but the Torah does not specify him by name until later. Why does the Torah leave this vague? Marc Fein, regional director of Upstate NY NCSY, presents an interpretation from Rav Jonathan Rabinowitz of Netiv Aryeh.