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Parashat Vayeitzei (November 29, 2014)
by Sherry Nehmer


Vayeitzei is filled with stories, scenes from the travels of Jacob, the mundane and the supernatural. It is bookended by two angelic episodes — Jacob’s dream of a ladder to Heaven with angels ascending and descending, and in the final verses, a second angelic encounter as he and his family return home. In between, we hear of more earthly adventures, as Jacob deals with Laban, the shrewd man who will become Jacob’s father in law.

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Parashat Vayeitzei
What a wonderful mother you had, Sherry.  So thoughtful and insightful
about the meaning of life, the beauty of Judaism.  You truly have a
priceless inheritance, may it serve you well all your days.

Wendl - November 26th

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