As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
In this week’s parshah the issue at hand was relevant to mitzvos. As explained by the Malbim, Avraham was using this acquisition as a means to teach the bnei Cheis to believe in an afterlife. Thus Avraham was able to invoke his property rights as the matter pertained to mitzvos.
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