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Weekly Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 5

November 19, 2022; 25 Cheshvan, 5783

Parsha In this week’s Parsha, Ephron tells Avraham Avinu, “…I have given you the field, and the cave that is in it… Before the eyes of my people, I have given it to you; bury your dead.” (Bereishis 23:11)

The words “Before the eyes of my people” are rather perplexing. What message is Ephron trying to convey with these words? We may also ask another question. Five Passukim later, when Avrohom weighs out the talents of silver to Ephron the Passuk spells Ephron’s name without a “vov”. Why is his name spelled deficiently?...


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