A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYEIRA (GENESIS 18:1-22:4)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant   Towards the end of last week’s parsha, Lech Lecha, we read of the supernatural birth of Isaac to Sarah and Abraham. At the time, Abraham was 100 years old and Sarah was in her nineties, well beyond child-bearing age. God made a covenant with Isaac, circumcising him eight […]

A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYIEIRA (GENESIS 18:1-22:4)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant Towards the end of last week’s Parsha (LECH LECHA), we read of the supernatural birth of Isaac to Sarah and Abraham. At the time, Abraham was 100 years old; and Sarah was in her nineties, well beyond child-bearing age. God made a covenant with Isaac, circumcising him eight days […]

A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYIEIRA (GENESIS 18:1-22:4)

Towards the end of last week’s Parsha (LECH LECHA), we read of the supernatural birth of Isaac to Sarah and Abraham. At the time, Abraham was 100 years old; and Sarah was in her nineties, well beyond child-bearing age. God made a covenant with Isaac, circumcising him eight days after his birth. This week’s Parsha […]