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Parsha Vayishlach, Part 6

The Abduction of Dinah


Parsha Vayishlach, Part 6: The Abduction of Dinah

Ch. 34, verses 1-24: Dinah the daughter of Yaakov is raped by Shechem the prince of the city. He falls in love with her and wants to marry her. He and his father approach Yaakov and his sons asking for their permission. They say that they will only agree on the condition that they and all the male inhabitants of the city circumcise themselves. They agree, and do so immediately. They then convince all the men in the city to do the same.

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