Weekly D’var: Vayishlach

Weekly D’var: Vayishlach

In this week’s parasha (torah portion), Vayishlach, Jacob and Esau, brothers, are planning to meet again for the first time in decades. The night before they meet, Jacob is awakened by a stranger, an angel, with whom he wrestles the entire night. Towards the break of...
Weekly D’var: Toldot

Weekly D’var: Toldot

Parshat Toldot tells the story of Isaac and Rebecca’s twin sons, Jacob and Esau, who struggle in the womb and who seem destined to clash throughout their lives. Additionally, it contains two notable passages: the birth and childhood of Jacob and Esau, and the scene...
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