Isaac
Isaac and Rebekah

Isaac and Rebekah

Genesis tells that Rebekah married Isaac and he loved her greatly. She comforted him when Sarah, his mother, died.   Isaac and Rebekah birthed two sons - Esau, father of the Edomites and the...

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The Portion of Toldot

The Portion of Toldot

Our portion tells the story of Jacob and Esau, from birth through their famous feud. It also includes Isaac’s experiences in the land of Gerar, where he re-digs the wells of his father.

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The Portion of Chayei Sarah

The Portion of Chayei Sarah

This week’s portion focuses on the death of Sarah and Abraham’s quest to find a wife for their son, Isaac. Although Abraham disapproves of the local women, he does not want Isaac to leave the Land...

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Isaac and Ishmael: a Tale of Two Sons

Isaac and Ishmael: a Tale of Two Sons

The Torah now relates the birth of Isaac, long-awaited son to Abraham and Sarah. Named for the laughter of joy his birth elicited in his father, Isaac is circumcised at eight days old, just as God...

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The Portion of Vayeira

The Portion of Vayeira

Our portion continues the story of Abraham as he establishes the foundation for the Jewish nation. Having circumcised himself at God’s command, he now encounters three visitors as he recuperates....

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