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Parshah Focus

Rebecca Sends Jacob to Haran, Jacob and Eliphaz, Jacob’s Dream, Jacob’s Vow, Jacob’s Arrival in Haran
The Price of a Wife, Jacob’s Children, Jacob’s Wealth
The Wives in the Back or the Front?
The sages say that Jacob placed the males before the females, but Esau put the females before the males. I don’t understand why Esau’s action in placing women before the men was less moral than placing the women in the rear, as Jacob did.
How Could Jacob Marry Two Sisters?
We know that Jacob, and all the patriarchs, kept the commandments of the Torah that would be later given to their descendants. Why, then, did Jacob marry sisters, a direct prohibition?
Diary of Rachel
Much like salmon, my sister and I live in constant fear of being snatched by a grizzly bear. In our case, that would be my father.
Diary of Leah
This is not the actual diary of Leah, wife of Jacob. To the best of my knowledge, no such document exists.
Who Were Bilhah and Zilpah?
Learn about the mothers of Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher, four of the 12 Tribes of Israel
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