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Chayei Sarah

Chayei Sarah

The Life of Sarah
Genesis
23:1−25:18

Sarah lived to be 127 years old--such was the span of Sarah's life. - Genesis 23:1

Summary: 
  • Abraham purchases the cave of Machpelah in order to bury his wife Sarah. (23:1-20)
  • Abraham sends his servant to find a bride for Isaac. (24:1-9)
  • Rebekah shows her kindness by offering to draw water for the servant's camels at the well. (24:15-20)
  • The servant meets Rebekah's family and then takes Rebekah to Isaac, who marries her. (24:23-67)
  • Abraham takes another wife, named Keturah. At the age of one hundred and seventy-five years, Abraham dies, and Isaac and Ishmael bury him in the cave of Machpelah. (25:1-11)
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When do we read Chayei Sarah?

2019 Nov 23
/25 Heshvan, 5780
2021 Oct 30
/24 Heshvan, 5782
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