In this week’s parsha, Parshat Vayeira, we learn of the promise to Avraham that he be blessed with a son at the age of 100, and of Sarah’s laughter at hearing the news. Delve into various perspectives on this intriguing episode in the Torah:
Parshat Vayeira: Lessons of Laughter Mrs. Shira Smiles explores the theme of laughter which is connected to the birth of Yitzchak.
Parshat Vayeira: Laughter Lessons Mrs. Chana Prero compares Avraham, Sara, and Ishmael’s tzchok (laughter), to determine which laughter is appropriate in different situations. She also discusses Hagar’s behavior when she is sent out of Avraham’s home.