Parshat Vayetze: Bidding farewell to idol-worship; this time, for good

rabbi chaim navon

Bidding farewell to idol-worship; this time, for good Prayer is, above all else, an intimate encounter between a person and God. The prayer’s content includes requests and supplications from God, but the essence of the prayer is embodied, first and foremost, by the act of turning to Hashem. Content comes second. Rabbi Chaim Navon, senior faculty …

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Sources cited

  • Targum Yonatan on Genesis 30:21