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Parashat Tol'dot (November 17, 2012)
by Prince H. Davis

IN THIS WEEK’S parashah we encounter the story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob. Interestingly, after the transaction, the Torah tells us that Esau scorned and belittled the birthright. The fact that he sold it for a bowl of lentils proves that the birthright was of little value to him. Why then, after the sale, does the Torah recount that Esau scorned it?

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