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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Toldot – Learn Torah


Yoel delves into the practical and spiritual dynamics of marriage as demonstrated by Yitschaq and Rivqah, and draws parallels for today from Esav and Ya’aqov in this week’s Torah Portion, Toldot (Generations).

Hebrew In Israel | Esav’s Clothing – Learn Torah

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Clothing can be used as a motif in Biblical literature and sometimes is used to depict an element about the person wearing it. In the book of Genesis, we find several cases describing clothing, and in the case of Ya’aqov and Esav, it is a fundamental element in the storytelling. 

וַתִּקַּח רִבְקָה אֶת בִּגְדֵי עֵשָׂו בְּנָהּ הַגָּדֹל  הַחֲמֻדֹת  אֲשֶׁר אִתָּהּ בַּבָּיִת

“Then Rebecca took the best clothes of Esau her older son, which she had in the house”  Gen 27:15

The Hebrew calls Esau’s clothing חמדת which is translated as best/favorite.


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