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Chayei Sarah 5784

From message by Ranebi Cheshvan 25 5780 What is the Key to a Good Relationship? It’s surprising how many midrashim are written about this parashah Chayei Sarah “and Sarah lived”, some quite hard to believe. It is so important for us to differentiate between “illustration” and “truth”.  In Judaism, we use a lot of Mishlei […]

Parashat Chayei Sarah 5780

The Key to a Good Relationship Cheshvan 25 5780 חַיֵּי שָׂרָה, כ”ה חשון תש”פ When we read the Midrashim, it is important to differentiate between “illustration” and “truth”. In Judaism, Proverbs (Mishlei) and Parables (Mashal) are meant to teach us principles but the stories are not the Word of God. For example, the Torah tells […]