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Why Jacob Got a New Name

Our Jewish name reflects our identity

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Why Jacob Got a New Name: Our Jewish name reflects our identity

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Names; Naming, Jewish Name, Jacob's Name Changed to Israel, Vayishlach

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Hessel Meilech Chicago December 12, 2019

why Abraham, Isaac and Jacob but not Israel? Reply

aleks yakubson Staten Island November 21, 2018

yeah, and could you please remind/divulge, what the name 'Israel' means? because i trust one of its interpretations is essentially 'G-d fighter', as Jacob fought with G-d's angel and defeated him Reply