This week Abraham buys a cave in which to bury Sarah his wife. But over time, this cave will come to hold many of the greatest figures in the book of Genesis... including one final surprise guest.
Abraham and Sarah, the perfect pair. But even they had their difficulties...
How they worked past their most troubling times may provide us insight into how we work through our own.
Here is a verse, said Spinoza, that shakes the very foundations of Jewish theology:
Abram passed through the land up to the place of Shechem, at Alon Moreh - and the Canaanites were then in the land. hen in the land. (Gen. 12:6)
Wait…was that it? Abraham’s travel itinerary - what’s the the big deal?
Poor Noah gets such a bad rap. And he saved all the animals! So nice of him! So why do the rabbis mock him every chance they get? Their answers lie either before the flood, or after it.