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Lech L’cha (Go to yourself)

Lech L'cha

Genesis 12:1 to 17:27 This text introduces Abram – or Abraham as he is called later. Torah then details the life, successes, and beliefs of Abram after his direct contact with the Eternal. “Go to yourself’” – This seems like an unusual combination of words. How can I go to myself?…. I’m with me all […]

Lech L’cha (Go for yourself)

Lech L'cha

Genesis 12:1 to 17:27 Ten generations after Noah God begins to create a world within the world as Abraham, at age 75, receives a calling from God to “a place that I will show you.” His response changes the course of history. Over the last two parshot we studied the creation of the world. In […]

Lech L’cha – Torah In Hai...

Lech L'cha

Uncle and nephew … Avram, his brother’s son Lot … Go their separate ways —   Lot chooses poorly … Leaves Canaan to his uncle … Settles in Sodom —   There is some Divine foreshadowing in this week’s parsha. To avoid conflict over limited resources, Avram suggests to Lot they continue their travels separately. […]

Lech L’cha (Go for yourself)

footprints / follow me

Genesis (12:1 to 17:27) Ten generations after Noah, God examines creation and, again, desires to create a better world. This time the Eternal’s plan involves selection of a single family and its descendants to act as a “light to the nations” showing the way toward tikkun olam – a world repaired. “The Eternal One said […]

Lech L’cha (Go to You -or- Go f...

Lech L’cha (Go to You -or- Go for You)

Lech L’cha – Genesis 12:1 to 17:17: Abraham responds to a calling of God to “Go forth from his land” to a place that God will show him. What did Abraham hear? and where was he actually going? —————— “The Eternal One said to Abram, ‘Go forth from your land, your birthplace, your father’s house, […]

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