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The reason he chose such an extreme way is, the statement is referring to a women's particular ability to judge in an extreme sexual challenge. (Rashi kidushin 80 b) And not at all to a women's knowledge in general, as we know B'rurya was extremely wise and knowledgeable. In the original saying "women's knowledge is light on them" "דעת" is translated as ...


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The first 8 kings proper of Israel and then Judah were: Saul David Solomon Rehoboam Aviyah Asa Yehoshafat Yehoram (of Judah) The 9th king was Ahazya, the one killed by Yehu. And after that was Queen Ataliah. The first 8 kings were all righteous, and then Ahazya and Queen Ataliah were wicked. Remember the prophecy / blessing from Yitzchak "when you feel ...


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The following only addresses the absence of his name in Parshas Chayei Sarah, but that is the bulk of cases in which his name is replaced with eved/ish. R' Yaakov Kaminetzky (Emes L'Yaakov Bereishis 24:39) sees in this point an important motif underlying the story of Eliezer's search for a wife for Yitzchok. Eliezer had a daughter whom he wanted to marry ...



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