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Vayishlach(Genesis 32:4-36:43)

The Angel With No Name

Rabbi Shraga Simmons shares an inspiring insight from the weekly Torah portion.

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December 10, 2003

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Visitor Comments: 2

(2) J LaLone, December 14, 2016 10:29 PM

This is my favorite story in Torah

I am leading a service on Shabbat, and fortunately the parsha is my favorite. Jacob is, I find, the most interesting character, from his very beginning, until the end of his life. He certainly has his frailties, but, best of all, he is the wrester. Though I am a woman, I identify with him more than any other individual in Torah. Thanks for your insight!

(1) Michal Evenari, December 15, 2005 12:00 AM

I liked this explanation

Dear Rabbi Shraga,
I liked the explanation, that the "man"
who fought a whole night with Jacov,
the Yetzer Hara could have been.
And mostly I liked the behaviour of Chofetz Chaim. What he said, was witty
and that, when he was old, he still was able to "jump" out of be, Kol ha kavod!
I find it good that you teach your listeners personally. It makes it easier, to learn from it. Thank you!

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