Posts tagged Lot

Vayeira (And He appeared)

Hospitality

Genesis 18:1-22:24 In a portion filled with several significant, violent events, Vayeira opens with a peaceful story of Abraham welcoming three travelers. This incident illustrates, and maybe, introduces the important Jewish tradition of HOSPITALITY. This is truly a parsha of extremes. We read about three of the most disturbing incidents in Torah: First, Sodom and […]

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 […]

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