Parashat Vayera / History Repeats Itself

Throughout the Bible, God grants gifts to his children - actual gifts during the journey through the desert, gifts connected to Canaan, and the promise of gifts in the messianic era.

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A basic principle in the sages’ worldview is “measure for measure.” History repeats itself in fixed, constantly replicating structures. This exegetical principle allows for, on the one hand, the...