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Chayei Sarah: In this world, we’re all just passing through

Chayei Sarah: In this world, we’re all just passing through

Abraham: Blessed with everything?

When Abraham was alive, he inspired people to see the world with clarity and return to a belief that all Hashem does is for the good.

Abraham: Blessed with everything?

The Parsha and Current Events: Faith and courage

Where is the Avraham of today who will stand up before the world as he did to the Hittites and declare that this land is our heritage?

The Parsha and Current Events: Faith and courage

Towards the downfall of the savage

The Torah tells us of Ishmael's propensity for bloodshed: "his hand against everyone and everyone’s hand against him.” Will it ever end?

Towards the downfall of the savage

Sarah, mother of the Jewish people

This article is dedicated to Sarah, in praise of her virtues and in honor of her memory.

Sarah, mother of the Jewish people

The white beard

he beard is the only hair that grows vertically from above to below, which represents the flow of Divine energy into the world.

The white beard

The final test

Why should Abraham purchase the burial cave for Sarah if G-d has already promised the land to him?

The final test

What is the "good life"?

Sarah has no illusions about the challenges she will face, having embarked with Abraham on the founding of the Jewish people.

What is the "good life"?

IDF gears up for massive Shabbat gathering in Hevron

Security preparations underway as tens of thousands of Jews expected to flock to Hevron for annual 'Hevron Shabbat'.

IDF gears up for massive Shabbat gathering in Hevron

Tens of thousands expected to flood Hevron this Shabbat

Thousands of Israelis, lawmakers, and public figures will throng Hevron as part of annual 'Shabbat Hevron'.

Tens of thousands expected to flood Hevron this Shabbat

Police, security forces prepare for 'Chayei Sarah' in Hevron

10,000s of visitors expected in Hevron on Shabbat of weekly reading of Torah portion of Abraham's purchase of Cave of the Patriarchs.

Police, security forces prepare for 'Chayei Sarah' in Hevron

Thousands Flock to Hevron for Shabbat Chayei Sarah

Annual tradition to spend Shabbat near the Cave of the Patriarchs underway, as city prepares itself for huge onslaught of tourists.

Thousands Flock to Hevron for Shabbat Chayei Sarah

Photos: Shabbat Chayei Sarah in Hevron

The tension could almost be ignored amidst the festive picnic atmosphere as thousands camped out in front of the Cave of Machpelach.

Photo Essay: Shabbat Chayei Sarah in Hevron

Police Arrest 7 Leftists in Hevron

Seven extreme leftists were arrested in Hevron after causing a provocation and holding up posters denouncing Jewish presence in the city.

Police Arrest 7 Leftists in Hevron

Thousands Make Their Way to Hevron

Jews pouring into ‘City of the Patriarchs’ for annual Sabbath event.

Thousands Make Their Way to Hevron

Hevron Prepares for Next Week's Sabbath Pilgrimage

The Jewish community of Hevron prepares for an influx of visitors for "Shabbat Chayei Sara", to honor the Biblical matriarch Sarah.

Hevron Prepares for Next Week's Massive Sabbath Pilgrimageplayer

MDA to Provide Care to "Shabbat Hevron" Guests

Magen David Adom to sent up medical tent in Hevron, for visitors who come to the Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Parshat Chayei Sarah.

MDA to Provide Care to "Shabbat Hevron" Participants

This Shabbat is Shabbat Hebron

Thousands expected to celebrate Shabbat in Hebron, the place where this week's parasha takes place.

This Shabbat is Shabbat Hebron - Thousands Expectedplayer

Jewish Ties to Hevron Flourish

Despite a housing crunch and laws preventing Jews from purchasing new property, the Jewish connection to Hevron is thriving.

Jewish Ties to Hevron Flourish