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Toldot – “Generations”

Our parasha for this week is Toldot, which means “generations” and covers Genesis 25:19-28:9.  In this parasha we see the destruction playing favorites brings and the dangers of being too clever for our own good. We pick up in Genesis 25 with the birth of Jacob and Esau to Isaac and Rebekah.  Before they were born, Rebekah was given a

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Toldot – “Generations”

The name of this week’s parasha is Toldot, which means “generations” and covers Genesis 25:19-28:9.  Isaac prayed to Adonai for his wife Rebecca to bear children and he got a two-for-one deal!  During Rebecca’s pregnancy, the children struggled inside her and she asked the Lord why.  God told her that two nations were inside her; one stronger than the other

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Toldot – “Generations”

This week’s Torah portion is entitled Toldot, which is translated ‘Generations’ and covers Genesis 25:19-28:9. In Genesis – the foundational story of all Creation, there are several generational passages, and rightfully so. We are promised in Genesis chapter 3 that the seed of the woman, Messiah, would crush the head – destroy – the lesser seed. Parasha Toldot focuses our

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Toldot – “Generations”

The name of this week’s Parasha is Toldot, which means “generations” and covers Genesis 25:19-28:9.  Isaac’s family is listed in Genesis 25 with Abraham as Isaac’s father and Rebecca as Isaac’s wife.  Isaac prayed to Adonai for Rebecca to bear children and his request was granted.  During Rebecca’s pregnancy, the children were struggling inside of her and she asked Adonai

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Toldot – ” Generations”

Moses compiled eleven genealogies in the book of Genesis. The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Toldot, translated generations, histories or descendants. This Parasha covers the 9th of these genealogies or toldot, which is the account of the generations of Isaac. Isaac’s wife Rebecca, like Sarah before her, had trouble conceiving. Isaac had learned from Abraham the painful mistake of

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