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Weekly Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 5

November 11, 2023; 27 Cheshvan, 5784 Sponsored anonymously L’Ilui Nishmas Sara Eidel Bas Mordechai

This week’s Parsha begins with the description of Sara’s death and Avrohom’s mourning of her. This event is preceded by the events at the end of last week’s Parsha, the Akeidas Yitzchak (the offering of Yitzchak as a sacrifice). The death of Sara and the Akeidas Yitzchak are connected because we have learned that Sara died when she heard that her son, Yitzchak, was being offered as a sacrifice.

The Midrash in Bereishis Rabbah 58:6 tells us that while Avrohom was mourning for Sara, he saw the Malach HaMaves (the Yetzer Harah)...


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