Why did Yakov ‘happen’ to have an experience with angels just as he was running away from Esav, and again just as he was about to encounter him again?

Why did Yakov prepare so greatly for his meeting with Esav, splitting his camp up out of fear that Esav would kill part of it, but then bring out his whole family to greet him?

What is the significance of Yakov’s ladder and Yakov’s meeting with the angel of Esav?

What can we learn from these events?

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

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