Jacob's ladder

Mishpatim – Angel of Redemption

What is the depth of the three different teachings about what the angel is that Hashem sends to lead the Jewish people – a literal angel, a prophet and the ark of the covenant? What is the concept of an angel? Why does Hashem tell Yaakov to climb the ladder he saw in his dream…

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Vayetze – Spiritual Transitions

Why does the ladder represent so many different things: the temple, Mount Sinai, four exiles? Why do the angels who destroyed sodom return here? Why were they out of commision for 138 years? Why are they all of a sudden returned to their post now? How could the angels say something wrong? What does it…

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