Toldot

Parshat Toldot: Educate your child according to his or her way

Yoni Hollander

Parshat Toldot: Educate your child according to his or her way Equality in education turned Esau into a man of the fields, and turned Jacob into an innocent tent-dweller. These two youths grew up to be very different individuals. Equal education, even within the same household, can’t guarantee equal results. Εducate your child according to his or… Continue Reading Parshat Toldot: Educate your child according to his or her way

“Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19 – 28:9) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And Rebecca spoke to her son Jacob, saying… And now, my son, obey my voice according to which I command you…” (Genesis 27:5,7) One of the many glories of the Bible is that it recognizes the complex personality especially of… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5779

“Parsha to the Point” – Toldot 5778

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Rabbi David Stav  “It came to pass when Isaac was old, and his eyes were too dim to see…” . Why did Isaac go blind? Was this an ailment of old age? Or perhaps was it an accident that led to this condition? The Torah does not provide an explicit answer, but does… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Toldot 5778

“Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5778

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “Now Isaac loved Esau, because the hunt was in his mouth, while Rebecca loved Jacob” . The watershed moment in Jacob’s life—the repercussions of which surface in every subsequent generation of Jewish history—is the act deceiving his father, Isaac, in order to wrest the blessings… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5778

אישה ופרשה: תולדות תשע”ז

“ויאהב יצחק את עשיו ורבקה אוהבת את יעקב” רותי היילמן כל זמן שהיו יעקב ועשיו קטנים, הייתה תמימות דעים בין רבקה ויצחק, אולם כאשר “גדלו הנערים” והתנהגותם לא הייתה כמצופה, אז נתגלעו הוויכוחים ביניהם בחינוך הבנים. על הורות וחינוך בפרשת תולדות מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, א כסליו תשע”ז, 01/12/2016 הסוגיות החינוכיות המתגלות בפרשת… Continue Reading אישה ופרשה: תולדות תשע”ז

"Parsha to the Point" – Toldot 5777

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi David Stav  The history of Yitzhak and Rivka’s family is recounted in great detail in this week’s portion, Toldot, along with all of their complexities. After twenty years of infertility, they become proud parents. Rivka’s pregnancy was no walk in the park, though. The young mother-to-be senses trouble in her womb – “and… Continue Reading "Parsha to the Point" – Toldot 5777

“Parsha to the Point” – Toldot 5777

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi David Stav  The history of Yitzhak and Rivka’s family is recounted in great detail in this week’s portion, Toldot, along with all of their complexities. After twenty years of infertility, they become proud parents. Rivka’s pregnancy was no walk in the park, though. The young mother-to-be senses trouble in her womb – “and… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Toldot 5777