temple emanu-el
top border
Torah Commentary Blog

Parashat Chayei Sarah (November 11, 2017)
by Bettijane Eisenpreis

WHILE THE TITLE OF THIS PARASHAH translates as “Sarah’s Life,” it is really about Sarah’s death. In the previous section, Vayeira, it appears that Abraham never mentioned to his wife that he was taking their only son off to a mountain to sacrifice him to the Lord. As a mother, I am sure that Sarah would have objected loudly to the idea, had she known.

Continue reading Bettijane’s commentary »

NOTE: You must be logged in to post a comment. Log in now »

Back to Blog
photo of temple
One East 65th St., New York, New York 10065. Phone  212-744-1400
One East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065    (212) 744-1400 horizontal rule Member Log In | Calendar | Site Map | Contact Us | Text Size [+] [-]