Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Audio Shiur: Parshat Vayechi - Crossed Hands and the Essence of a Nation

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Vayechi - Crossed Hands and the Essence of a Nation

Yaakov's crossed hands always bothered me. We all know the story, but why he blessed his grandsons in this unusual manner is far from clear. With an eye towards Rashi and the Midrash, we find that Yaakov wished to convey a clear and critical message to his children and future descendants.

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