Mason jars were invented in 1858 by Philadelphia tinsmith John Landis Mason. What made them unique was their two-part metal lid, the rubber-rimmed screw top ensures the safety of canned foods through a reliable vacuum seal.
Fast forward to 1977. Larry had already begun to become observant while in graduate school. When his PhD research flopped that year, Larry decided to pack his bags and headed to Eretz Yisrael to work on a kibbutz.
To create the Torah lives we want, we ALL need life coaches: rabbis and teachers who are willing to address our failings. More important, we must be willing to accept their admonishment with an open heart and appreciation,
Avraham’s message to Eliezer was: You are my CEO. I trust you with my possessions and my material wealth, with the blessings of this world – but not with my spiritual future or the spiritual future of my progeny. That is why he made Eliezer take the oath.
The real question is not why Lot returned to Sodom, but why Avraham endangered his entire historic mission to save him. The answer: Avraham did not only go to war to save Lot; he also went to SAVE his mission which Lot’s capture placed in jeopardy.