Vayeira: Part Two

This parashah tells of Abraham moves to Gerar, His dealing with king Abimelech who attempts to take Sarah as a wife. G‑d intervenes and stops Abimelech from defiling Abrahams wife.

G‑d remembers His promise to Sarah, and gives her and Abraham a son, who is named Isaac. Hagar and Ishmael are sent away into the desert. G‑d hears the cry of Ishmael, and saves his life.

Abraham’s devotion is tested when HaShem commands him to sacrifice Isaac on Mount Moriah, G-D stops the hand of Abraham and he passes the test. Discover how the life of a righteous person is refined through test.

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