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11.13.20

Jewish Wisdom for Anxious Times


In this week’s parashah, Abraham’s trusted servant devises a test to find a wife for Isaac. “Once Eliezer saw Rebecca, he relaxed his standards,” says Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch. “He realized that by setting the bar unrealistically high, people will disappoint you time after time. Especially in these trying times, try to be a little more patient.”