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by Rabbi Label Lam

The twin sons of Yitzchak, Yaakov and Eisav, can be used as a twin study to demonstrate that man makes history and not that history makes the man. Some may attempt to nullify the study claiming that Eisav's prenatal dispositio read more »
by Rabbi Yosef Viener

The story of Jacob & Eisav. So, what really happened? read more »
by Rabbi Eli Mansour

The proper way to pray, the correct way to ask Hashem, and the sure way to get what you want and make your prayer get results. The secrets of the daily and personal prayers. read more »
Parsha in 60 Seconds Presents Toldot

Shalom and welcome to the Parsha in 60 seconds
Today's portion is from Genesis 25:19--28:9 it is called Toldot which means "Generations"

Isaac married Rebekah and she was barre read more »
The weekly parsha podcast by Rabbi Chaim Brovender, Rosh Yeshiva of read more »
by Rabbi Ozer Alport

Although Yaakov and Eisav were twins, they had little in common. Their goals and values couldn’t have been farther apart. The Alter of Kelm explains that the tremendous gap between them lies in one fundamental diffe read more »
Rabbi Yissocher Frand

At the beginning of the Parsha, Rashi cites a Medrash. The Medrash says that the scoffers of the generation mocked Avraham and Sarah, and said that Sarah became pregnant when she was in the house of Avimelech. They said that read more »
These divrei Torah were adapted from the hashkafa portion of Rabbi Yissocher Frand's Commuter Chavrusah Tapes on the weekly portion: Tape #701, Fasting On The Wedding Day. Good Shabbos!

Yitzchak Prayed...For She Was Barren: Baal HaTurim Notes In read more »
"And these are the offspring of Yitzchak son of Avraham; Avraham gave
birth to Yitzchak." (25:19)

QUESTION: Why does the Torah repeat that Yitzchak was the son of
Avraham and that Avraham was the father of Yitzchak? Moreover, at
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by Rabbi Yisroel Engel

Everything we experience in life serves as a hands-on lesson in our
purpose on Earth.

Consider this: Thirty-three miners plunge into two months of darkness
2,000 feet below the surface, disconnected from their source. read more »

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