kindness

Vayera – Kindness and Surrender

Why does Hashem separately reveal Yitzchak’s birth to Avraham and then to Sarah? Why is the story Sodom being destroyed in the middle of Avraham and Sarah finding out about Yitzchak’s birth? What is the significance of Avraham’s kindness to the angels? What is the significance of Lot’s kindness to the angels? What is the…

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Chayei Sarah – Neshama, the lit candle

What is the connection between the story of Avraham and the angels to his discovery of the cave of Machpela? What is the concept of the ‘lit candle’ he finds there? What is the connection between Adam’s burial there and Avraham? What is the concept of a kever, which means womb as well as grave?…

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