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Weekly Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 6

November 18, 2023; 5 Kisleiv, 5784 Sponsored anonymously L’Ilui Nishmas Sara Eidel Bas Mordechai

The first verse in this week’s Parsha tells us that Avrohom fathered Yitzchok. (Bereishis 25:19)

Rashi addresses the question as to why the Torah points out this seemingly superfluous detail since there are many previous verses that have told us this already. Rashi explains (in his second explanation) that there were scoffers in that generation who insisted (Heaven forbid) that it was actually Avimelech who had fathered Yitzchok, since Avrohom had gone so long without children (and Sara’s pregnancy came after she was taken captive by Avimelech)...


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