What is the idea of the vow that Jacob makes as he leaves the land of Israel? Why does he ask for such basic things – bread and clothing? What is the understanding of R’ Bachya’s teaching that he received much more than bread and clothing? What is the depth of R’ Yeshoshua’s explanation to the proselyte that when Hashem promises ‘bread and clothing’ it means Torah and eternal spiritual life? What is the connection between Jacob’s vow and all future vows of the people of Israel? What is the connection between Jacob’s vow and the future redemption of the Jewish people?
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
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