Weekly Torah Portion

This week, in parshat Vayetze, we read about the life, and success, of Yaakov. He leaves his home in Canaan to escape the wrath of his brother Esav, from whom he has stolen the birthright and the blessings of their father, Yitzchak, and goes to the ancestral home of his parents and grandparents, Padan Aram. There he marries, has over a dozen children, becomes extremely wealthy, and, finally, returns to Canaan, where he will, after an absence of twenty years, have to face Esav.

 

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