The Torah Portion for this Shabbat is Vayeira

The Torah reading for this week’s Shabbat is Vayeira (Genesis 18:1-22:24). It includes the stories of the destruction of the cities Sodom and Gomorrah, of the birth of Isaac and the banishment of Hagar and Ishmael, and the near sacrifice of Isaac. The Haftarah is II Kings 4:1-37. It tells stories about two miracles of … [Read more…]