Vayishlach 5784: Faith in Humanity vs. Survival

Posted by Pardes Faculty on November 30, 2023
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Bereishit (Genesis), Torah, VaYishlah

What can a fraught meeting between brothers teach us about our own instincts?

The events of October 7 shattered the worldview for many of us, and can cause us to approach how we understand the Torah differently. In this week’s episode, Rabbanit Nechama Goldman Barash and Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield unpack the emotionally charged reunion between Ya’akov and Esav and the fears that Ya’akov might have dealt with leading up to that moment.

Credits: Rabbanit Nechama Goldman Barash and Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield – Pardes Faculty

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