Posts tagged Vayislach

Vayislach – Torah In Haiku

VAYISHLACH (וישלח) MY NAME IS JACOB … BUT THE STRANGE MAN, HE TELLS ME … MY NAME’S ISRAEL — שמי יעקב אבל האיש אומר לי שמי ישראל After they wrestle, the anonymous stranger tells Jacob, “Your name will no longer be said to be Jacob, but Israel” (Gen 32:39). However, as we continue to read […]

Vaylishlach (And he sent)

Vayishlach

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 […]

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