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Perceiving Providence (Vayera)

Preview: Commentary on assorted observations, including: (1) the delay and/or distinction, throughout Tanach, between divine “remembrance” and divine communication/action; (2) possible double entendre (or really, two double entendres) in the phrase “מה לך הגר, אל תיראי;” (3) parallels between Avraham hosting guests, at the beginning of the parshah, and Avraham binding Yitzchak, at the end.

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What’s in a Name? (Vayishlach)

Preview: Why does Yaakov ask for the angel’s “name?” The stories of Gideon and Manoach may offer some clues.

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