Posts tagged Rachel

Vaylishlach (And he sent)


Genesis 32:4 to 36:41 Jacob wrestles with an angel and receives a new name – Israel – “One who wrestled with God and man and prevailed”…. But, a look at Jacob’s life shows that this change is not a benefit for Jacob. After twenty years, Jacob is returning home to Canaan. He knows he will […]

Vayeitzei (And he left)

Vayeitzei (And he left)

Vayeitzei – Genesis 28:10 to 32:3-  The story of Jacob is filled with trickery, deceit, and dishonesty between Jacob and Esau … Then Jacob and Laben. In the stories we also see effective ways to handle this dishonesty.————- “And Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran. Coming upon a [certain] place, he passed the […]

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