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Toldos – Sh’vi’i
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Yitzchak sent Yaakov on his way. Eisav realized how displeased his parents were with his Canaanite wives, so he decided to at least partially rectify things by marrying a member of Avraham’s family. He married Machalas, a daughter of his uncle Yishmael. It wasn’t a perfect fix, however, as this was in addition to his […]
Toldos – Haftarah
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As is becoming our pattern, the obvious reason to connect this week’s haftarah to the Torah reading does not pass cursory examination. We presumably read this section of Malachi because it refers to God’s choosing Jacob over Esau, as in the Torah reading. A problem to mention, but which would take us too far afield, […]
The Roles of the Matriarchs
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And these are the generations of Yitzchak, Avraham’s son: Avraham begot Yitzchak. And Yitzchak was forty years old when he took Rivkah, the daughter of Betuel the Aramean, of Paddan-aram, the sister of Lavan the Aramean, to be his wife. And Yitzchak entreated Hashem for his wife, because she was barren. And Hashem responded to […]