Daily Aliya for Lech Lecha, Sheni (2nd Aliya)
Aliya Summary: Because of her beauty, Sarai was taken captive and brought to Pharaoh. G‑d struck the members of Pharaoh’s palace with a plague, causing Pharaoh to hastily release Sarai. Pharaoh loaded Avram and Sarai with gifts and riches, and had them escorted out of his land. Avram returned triumphantly to Canaan.
In the same Aliya, Avram is tested by both poverty and wealth. When he was poor, he hid his only asset (Sarai) so that others aren’t tempted, which is perhaps why he was worthy to gain other assets. It’s a short yet powerful lesson to those seeking to gain assets and wealth.