While Jacob blesses all of his grandchildren at the end of his life, he singles out two in particular as worthy of emulation.
Personalities of the Bible
Isaac's wife and Jacob's mother, the second matriarch survived a difficult pregnancy and engineered the future of the Jewish people.
Israel’s third patriarch was born into great dysfunction, but found ways to create the first cohesive family in the Bible.
The first wife of Jacob endured a loveless marriage, but her story is one of perseverance.
On his deathbed, Jacob finally sees his children stand together.
Did Rebecca have to do wrong in order to do right?
Why did Jacob not bless his daughters before he died?
No one ever told Jacob that his son Joseph was still alive.
Jacob's reaction to Dinah's rape is puzzling and disturbing.
A Jewish tradition that goes back to the Bible.