Toldos – Chamber of Exchanges

Why does Yaakov have to trick Esav to give him the spiritual firstborn rights? Why does he have to trick his father Yitzchak to get the blessings? Why didn’t Hashem just cause Yaakov to be born first? Why was Yosef a younger brother when he, too, could have been born earlier and avoided the trouble? How could justify ‘stealing’ the blessings? What is the concept of the ‘chamber of exchanges?’

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast

Running time: 24:06

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