Lech Lecha – Fame and Fortune

Why does Hashem stress to Avraham that he will become a great nation and have great fame? Is fame something that is positive from a spiritual perspective? What is the greatness of Hashem’s promise to Avraham that he will have a great nation descend from him – didn’t Noach have 70 nations descend from him? Why is the event of Sarah and Avraham’s youthfulness returning at an advanced age such a pivotal one? What does it mean that that event is depicted on a coin, which subsequently made Avraham and Sarah famous? What is the significance of the coins that were minted for Joshua, David and Mordechai, which made each of them famous as well?

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

Running time: 23:50

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