Posts tagged Ed Nikow

Tol’dot – Torah In Haiku

Jacob and Esau

​ ESAU THE WILD ONE …. FAVORED BY FATHER ISAAC …. GIVES UP HIS BIRTHRIGHT — JACOB THE MILD ONE … FAVORED BY MOTHER RIVKAH … OBTAINS THE BIRTHRIGHT —   Gen 25:27-34 Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the outdoors; but Jacob was a mild man who stayed in camp. Isaac favored Esau […]

B’har – Torah In Haiku

Sabbatical year… Don’t plant or harvest your crops… Justice for the land —–   The Jubilee year… Slaves freed, liberty proclaimed… Justice for people —— Lev 25:4-5 “… the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest to the land, a sabbath for G-d; you shall not sow your field, nor prune your vineyard. That which […]

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