Making Souls

The story of Avraham has no introduction, unlike Noach we are not told why he is chosen. Onkelos deviates from a strict translation when explaining ואת הנפש אשר עשו בחרן (the people he caused to believe in God) which may explain why he was chosen.

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Delivered at the OU Israel Center, October 18th, 2018 (9 Marcheshvan 5779)