9 min

R. Aviva Richman on Parashat VaYeitzei: Facing Our Blessings, Part 2 Ta Shma

    • Judaism

"R. Aviva Richman shares her thoughts on Parashaht VaYeitzei. Recognition”—or lack thereof—emerges at pivotal moments of Yaakov's unfolding story, and reverberates to his children as well. Following the theme of recognition in Ya’akov’s journey allows us to address these fundamental questions for ourselves: Do we deserve the blessings we have? Do we get the blessings we “deserve”?

"R. Aviva Richman shares her thoughts on Parashaht VaYeitzei. Recognition”—or lack thereof—emerges at pivotal moments of Yaakov's unfolding story, and reverberates to his children as well. Following the theme of recognition in Ya’akov’s journey allows us to address these fundamental questions for ourselves: Do we deserve the blessings we have? Do we get the blessings we “deserve”?

9 min