Vayera – Call to Greatness
Why do the angels who visit Avraham – and bring out the Chesed-kindness of their host – also arrive in Sodom and bring out the evil intent of the people there? What is the idea behind the last 25 years of the existence of Sodom and Hashem’s attempts to bring them to Teshuva? What is the concept of Hesech Hada’as (pause in thought) and how does it relate to Moshiach, finding a lost item, and getting stung by a scorpion? What brought about the bravery of my Great Grandfather, R’ Yosef Yitzchok Streisand, leading him to stop the fire in the Synagogue at the risk of great personal danger?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.