Parshas Vayishlach

Print PDF By R’ Shloimie Lindenbaum וישלח יעקב מלאכים לפניו (פרק לב פסוק ד) The Parsha begins with Yaakov sending מלאכים to his brother Eisav, trying to preempt Eisav’s attack with a generous gift. Rashi immediately tells us that the usage of the term מלאכים here is literal, that Yaakov sent actual angels, as opposed […]

Attaining Spiritual Greatness

Print PDF By R’ Naftoly Bier In Chapter 32, Verse 25, it says, “And Yaakov was alone and a person (the angel of Esav) fought with him…” Rashi explains why he was alone, not with his family; for he had forgotten some small jugs. But why would he risk his life to be alone when […]