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A Tough Match

Parshat Haye Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/a_tough_match_20011109

Our parasha includes a description of possibly the first shidduch (arranged marriage) in history. With the death of his beloved Sarah, Abraham turns his attention to the future and sends his servant back to "the old country" Haran to find a wife for Isaac. The mission with which he charges the servant is clear:

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