Category Archives: Vayishlach

A Brief Note on Dishonouring Honour/Honouring Dishonour – Parsha Vayishlach

Honour is a very amorphous concept whose exercise is often guided by very subjective determinants. In Parsha VaYishluch, the idea of honour; what it is and to whom does it belong, is illustrated by two incidents that stand apart from the … Continue reading

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A Brief Note on a Change in Perspective – Parsha VaYishlach

The narratives recorded in Parsha VaYishlach expand on the life of Jacob after he fled from Laban. As he started the final leg of a long journey through often hostile terrain, he became pre-occupied by the thought of meeting his brother Esau. … Continue reading

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