Jacob and the Angel of The Other

Jacob and Esau by Jakob Steinhardt

Several weeks ago I taught on the Torah portion where Yaa’kov (Jacob) wrestles with a mysterious figure in the night-time, and I though I’d share what I taught here, a meditation on forgiveness, reconciliation, and trauma as the year ends.

Several weeks ago Jews read the weekly Torah portion “Vayeitze,” where Ya’akov left Be’er Sheva in the Holy Land and went north to Haran. The Hasidic Rebbe the Sfas Emes…



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