This week’s Torah reading opens with the death of Sarah, the wife of Abraham, in Hebron (Genesis 23). Abraham mourns his wife and then immediately goes about the business of burying her.
Sondra Oster Baras provides a Jewish and Biblical perspective on modesty and will explain some of the more widely observed Jewish customs that are related to modesty, while Kimberly Troup, and Tommy Waller, share a Christian perspective on modesty including the challenges they face in raising children in a society that is all too often influenced by Hollywood.
God wanted one people to inherit His covenant with Abraham, one people to inherit the Land of Israel, one people to be His people, for eternity.
This month, I visited a community that is practically in my own backyard. Just a few kilometers from my home community of Zufim, is the community of Salit. Located at the western edge of Samaria, it boasts an amazing view of the Samarian mountains to the East and the Mediterranean coast to the west.