Lech Lecha – Beauty and spirituality

What is the significance of Sarah’s beauty? Why does Avraham only tell her to refer to him as her brother when they go down to Egypt? Why does the Torah seem to place great significance on the fact the matriarchs of the Jewish people were exceptionally good looking? What is the parallel between Yosef’s descent to Egypt and Sarah’s? What is the significance of Yosef’s physical beauty?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 14:54


  1. Anonymous on January 6, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    I believe a beautiful woman can lead man to the depths of godlessness or the heights of nevuah . for joshua, moses, david , shlomo , avraham , yitzchak , and yaakov it was the heights !

  2. Moriah on January 6, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    Thank you so much.

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