"Parsha to the Point" – Vayishlach 5776

Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Vayishlach begins with an account of a complicated process that occurred when Ya’akov returned to the Land of Israel after a 20-year exile. Ya’akov dispatches angels to assess the intentions of his brother, Eisav (the text may be referring here to human messengers, although …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Vayishlach 5776

Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Vayishlach begins with an account of a complicated process that occurred when Ya’akov returned to the Land of Israel after a 20-year exile. Ya’akov dispatches angels to assess the intentions of his brother, Eisav (the text may be referring here to human messengers, although …

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