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Shabbat Chayei Sarah 5777–Shabbat E-Drash–Calculating our age. There is still time!

In this week’s Parasha we have another one of those seeming redundancies in the Torah from which our Sages derive additional meaning.   In Genesis 24:1, we read of Avraham that he “was old [zakeyn], well on in years [ba-b’yamim]” literally … Continue reading

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Shabbat Chayei Sarah 5775–Shabbat E-Drash–How Old Are You Really?

In this week’s Parasha we have another one of those seeming redundancies in the Torah from which our Sages derive additional meaning. In Genesis 24:1, we read of Avraham that he “was old [zakeyn], well on in years [ba-b’yamim]” literally … Continue reading

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