The classic tale of deception and intrigue. But who is deceiving who? and who is really being fooled? Ya’akov dons precious garments and goat skins, but by doing so is he deceiving his father Yitzchak, or is he opening Yitzchak’s eyes for the first time to a lifetime of deception he has suffered at the hands of Esau, the real master of the bluff?
Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)
Parashat Toldot is read on Shabbat:
Cheshvan 29, 5772/November 26, 2011