Questions tagged [yitzchak]

Isaac, the second of the biblical patriarchs. Son of Abraham and Sarah, husband of Rebecca, and father of Esau and Jacob.

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How is the date of Yitzchak's birth related to the dispute between R' Eliezer and R' Yehoshua?

There's a famous dispute between R' Eliezer and R' Yehoshua when the world was created: Tishrei or Nissan. Their dispute is recorded in Rosh Hashanah 10b - 11a: תניא רבי אליעזר אומר בתשרי נברא העולם ...
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Did Yitzchak carry out his father's legacy?

I had learnt that after Avraham had passed away, people whom Avraham had preached about the monotheism of G-d didn't hold on to the truth but went astray. Why didn't Yitzchak carry his father's legacy ...
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Did Ishmael return home to his father Abraham?

The Torah says, on the matter of the Akedah: So early next morning, Abraham saddled his ass and took with him two of his lads and his son Isaac. [Gen. 22:3] The Midrash comments: His two lads were [...
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