Living With Threat

Yaakov sends Esav the message that despite having lived with Lavan, he has managed to keep the commandments and learned to stand up to powerful figures.

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The key to our prevailing in that battle is Jacob’s message, im Lavan garti, v’taryag mitzvot shamarti.

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Rabbi Avraham Fischer

Avraham Fischer is a rabbi at Darche Noam Institutions.