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"Shabbat Shalom" – Toldot 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And they said, we saw indeed that the Lord was with you and we said: let there now be an oath between us, between us and you, and let us make a covenant with you.” (Gen. 26:28) On what basis, and with which types of people, …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And they said, we saw indeed that the Lord was with you and we said: let there now be an oath between us, between us and you, and let us make a covenant with you.” (Gen. 26:28) On what basis, and with which types of people, …

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אור תורה: תולדות תשע”ו

עשיו- אנטי גיבור או גיבור בעל כורחו? יונת למברגר   עשיו המקראי עובר שינוי תדמיתי. הוא מוצג במקרא באופן שונה מזה שהוא מוצג בחז”ל, וגם בשירה העברית הוא עובר שינוי מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ל חשון תשע”ו, 12/11/2015 עשיו הוא האנטי גיבור של פרשת תולדות. אנטי גיבור בעל כורחו. עשיו מחליט למכור את …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Toldot 5776

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Toldot provides a detailed account of the dismal relationship between twin brothers, Ya’akov and Eisav, yet within the narration of the tempestuous events affecting Yitzhak’s family, it manages to introduce a curious episode that resembles current developments. Our great forefathers possessed swathes of cattle, including …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Toldot 5776

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Toldot provides a detailed account of the dismal relationship between twin brothers, Ya’akov and Eisav, yet within the narration of the tempestuous events affecting Yitzhak’s family, it manages to introduce a curious episode that resembles current developments. Our great forefathers possessed swathes of cattle, including …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Toldot 5776

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And Isaac loved Esau, because the game was in his mouth; but Rebekah loved Jacob” (Gen. 25:28) Of all the myriads of questions which rise up from this week’s portion of familial intrigue, sibling rivalry, filial deception and maternal manipulation, perhaps the one that gives rise to …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5776

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And Isaac loved Esau, because the game was in his mouth; but Rebekah loved Jacob” (Gen. 25:28) Of all the myriads of questions which rise up from this week’s portion of familial intrigue, sibling rivalry, filial deception and maternal manipulation, perhaps the one that gives rise to …

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אור תורה: פרשת תולדות

החינוך השוויוני הוציא את עשיו איש שדה ויעקב כאיש תם הרב יוני הולנדר כשגדלו הנערים התגלו הבדלים עצומים ביניהם. חינוך שוויוני אפילו באותו הבית לא מבטיח תוצאות זהות. חנוך לנער על פי דרכו מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ו חשון תשע”ה, 19/11/2014 “ויגדלו הנערים ויהי עשיו איש יודע ציד איש שדה ויעקב איש תם יושב …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Toldot 5775

Photo: Chaim Snow

Shabbat Shalom: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – “Rebecca conceived.  And the sons within her struggled (or agitated…” (Genesis 25:21-22) The next three Biblical portions deal with the jealousy, enmity and strife unto death between Jacob and Esau, the twin sons of Isaac and Rebecca.  The “bad blood” which sullied their fraternal …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Toldot 5775

Photo: Chaim Snow

Shabbat Shalom: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – “Rebecca conceived.  And the sons within her struggled (or agitated…” (Genesis 25:21-22) The next three Biblical portions deal with the jealousy, enmity and strife unto death between Jacob and Esau, the twin sons of Isaac and Rebecca.  The “bad blood” which sullied their fraternal …

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