Parsha Talk – Chayei Sarah 5781

Parashat Chayyei Sarah [Genesis 23:1-25:18] begins with the death of Sarah at the age of 127 [and Rashi’s curious comment about how she was as sinless at 100 as she was at 20, as sinless at 20 as she was at 7], and concludes with the death of Abraham, followed by the genealogy of Ishmael and Ishmael’s death.

The longest chapter of Genesis, 24 [67 verses], features the story of Avraham’s servant securing Rebecca as a wife for Isaac. There is a lot to talk about!

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