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Parshat Vayera: Why Waste Good Meat on Angels Who Don't Eat?

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Oct 30, 2012
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Venue: Yad Binyamin, Israel Yad Binyamin, Israel

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We're all familiar with Avraham's famous hachnasat orchim. Yet, we probably don't realize that the many midrashim which describe Avraham's kindness are firmly based in the text of the Torah. After studying some of these Midrashim, we also turn the obvious question of why God would send angels disguised as people to Avraham to perform acts of kindness, if they're not actually real people?

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