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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.

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