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“And Abraham said: “Because I thought, surely the fear of G-d is not in this place, and they will slay me for my wife’s sake” (Bereishis, 20;11).
The question is: How can Abraham blame the people of Gerar for not fearing Hashem? It’s not one of the 7 laws of Noah!?! Why were they punished?!?
Rabbi Yochanan Zweig explains that there’s a connection between chesed (kindness) and fearing Hashem. In the beginning of the Parsha, Hashem…Continue