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Toldot (Genesis 25:19 – 28:9)

Lies.  Deception.  Cons.  Cunning.  Cheating.  Taking advantage of the weak.  No, this isn’t about current U.S. politics.  Those are the threads that run through the book of Genesis, particularly from this week’s portion onward.  Here’s a summary of Toldot (generations) … Continue reading

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Toldot (Genesis 25:19 – 28:9)

Previously, in the Book of Genesis… Isaac and Rebecca seemed headed for a peaceful, loving marriage.  Maybe it was at first, at least for Isaac, but we only read that Isaac loved her (24:67), not the reverse. This week’s portion, … Continue reading

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Toldot (Genesis 25:19 – 28:9)

Our cat Sadie has been prescribed a hypoallergenic food that contains, of all things, venison.  This actually has a connection to this week’s Torah portion, Toldot, as you’ll see.  Also, since Sunday is Rosh Hodesh Kislev (first day of the … Continue reading

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