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Parashat Chayei Sara is the 5th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Chayei Sarah (“The Life of Sarah”) opens as Sarah dies and Abraham buys the Cave of Machpelah to bury her. Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac. The servant meets Rebecca at a well, and Rebecca returns with the servant to marry Isaac. Abraham remarries, has more children, and dies at age 175. 
Haftarah: I Kings 1:1-31 · 31 p’sukim