Posts tagged Hagar

Vayeira – Torah In Haiku


WHERE DID ISAAC GO … WHEN THE AKEDAH ENDED? … TO HIS FAMILY —–   The last mention of Isaac during the akedah comes as Abraham prepares his son for sacrifice: Genesis 22:9-10 They arrived at the place of which God had told him. Abraham built an altar there; he laid out the wood; he […]

Lech L’cha – Torah In Hai...


AVRAM’S FIRST BORN SON … NAMED BY AN ANGEL OF GOD … “CALL HIM ISHMAEL” — Genesis 16:1,3-4 Sarai, Avram’s wife, had borne him no children … So [she] took her maid, Hagar the Egyptian … and gave her to her husband Avram as concubine. He cohabited with Hagar and she conceived. Hagar fled after […]

Vayeira (And He appeared)

Vayeira (And He appeared)

Vayeira – Genesis 18:1 to 22:24: God appears before Abraham and Hagar as angels five times in this reading …. Do angels still appear today? ——————-   The parsha begins as Abraham is resting after his circumcision. He was probably in discomfort from this procedure as this week’s text begins …. “The Eternal appeared to […]

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