LECH LECHA (Genesis, 12:1-17:27) — “The Soul Maker”

He gazed into her eyes.  He whispered to her words he had never said before.  “I now realize how beautiful you are!” 

How romantic!  Who was this young man, who was expressing his fond appreciation of his beloved’s radiance?  Who was this lovely young beauty, the subject of his admiration? 

This couple, who had dedicated their lives to teaching Torah, were no youngsters.  He was 75 years old.  She was 65.  His name was Abram; hers, Sarai.  (Later known as Abraham and Sarah.)… 

Read more. 

Additional messages from previous years: 

The Surrogate Mother and the Terrorist” (2009)

“CHANGE!!” (2008)

“Tune that Name!” (2006)

“There Goes the Neighborhood!” (2005)

“The Salem Trial” (2002)

“The Reward for a Mitzvah…” (2001)

“A Covenant of Dedication” (2000)

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