Chayei Sarah – Developing Willingness

How does Eliezer, the servant of Avraham, overcome his internal struggle – the desire for his daughter to marry Yitzchak? How does he give himself completely to the task of finding a different girl for him? How does one overcome one’s natural desires, and find the willingness to align himself with a Higher Will? Find…

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Chayei Sarah – passing the mantle

What is the connection between the death of Sarah and the marriage of Yitzchak and Rivka? What is the progression from the akeidah to the purchase of land in Chevron to their marriage? Why do our chazal seem to paint a picture of Rivka taking the place of Sarah? What is the deeper meaning of…

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