KI SAVO (Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8) — “Watch Out For WHAT Car?”

 … “An Aramean tried to destroy my father. (This is a reference to Laban of Aram who tried to destroy Jacob.)

…  the reference to Laban is surprising …We know him to be a swindler. We see throughout his connection with Jacob that he did everything he could to take unfair advantage of him. Laban promised his daughter Rachel to Jacob as a wife, only to trick him into marrying her older sister Leah instead. He negotiated one salary with Jacob and paid him a lower one. But nowhere do we find any indication that Laban actually wanted to KILL Jacob… 

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 Additional messages from previous years:

“A Basketful of Thanks” (2009) 

 “It’s Aramaic to Me!” (2008) 

“Gateway to the Holy Land” (2005) 

“How Could G-d Let This Happen to Me?” (2003)

“Blessings and Curses on the West Bank” (2002) 

“Let There Be Light” (2001) 

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