Posts tagged Angels

Vayeitzei – Torah In Haiku

Ladder to Heaven

​ Alone, on the run … Using stones as his pillows … Jacob goes to sleep — His dream, a vision … With angels on a ladder … And God above it — Arising, he says … “Surely God is in this place … But I did not know” — From Genesis 28:11-16 [Jacob] placed […]

Vayeira (And He appeared)

Vayeira (And He appeared)

Vayeira – Genesis 18:1 to 22:24: God appears before Abraham and Hagar as angels five times in this reading …. Do angels still appear today? ——————-   The parsha begins as Abraham is resting after his circumcision. He was probably in discomfort from this procedure as this week’s text begins …. “The Eternal appeared to […]

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