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From the Chassidic Masters

The Cosmic Twins
The Kabbalists see Esau and Jacob as the embodiments of the primordial world of Tohu (“Chaos”) and our present reality-process of Tikkun (“correction”)
Double Identity
"No longer shall your name be called Jacob," said Esau's angel. "No longer shall your name be called Jacob," G-d reiterated. Yet the Torah continues to call him Jacob...
Outgoing Woman
The classical interpretation is that Leah and Dinah’s behavior is being condemned as unbecoming the Jewish woman’s virtue of “innerness.” But a careful analysis of the source texts shows the very opposite to be the case . . .
An Unreasonable Source
Why would an irrational, irresponsible and legally questionable act serve as the precedent by which to measure reasonability and legal responsibility?
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