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Why was Yaakov angry at his beloved Rachel?

Shouldn't Yaakov have sympathized with Rachel, who felt her life was worthless unless she had a child? Why his sharp retort?

Why was Yaakov angry at his beloved Rachel?

Four characters=Four worlds

Each of the four starring characters in the Jacob story has his own attitude towards this world and the world to come.

Four characters=Four worlds

That was some family Isaac married into

Isaac married into a poisonous branch of his father's family. No wonder Rebecca was happy to leave.

That was some family Isaac married into

Spiritual transformation, becoming someone new

Rivkah makes a momentous decision that will change her life and the lives of her descendants.

Spiritual transformation, becoming someone new

A paean of praise to our Matriachs, Sarah and Rivkah.

This Torah portion tells us that Abraham was blessed "with everything" and some commentators say that means having a daughter.

A paean of praise to our Matriachs, Sarah and Rivkah.

How do you know if you're still young?

Rebbe Nachman writes this on Mother Sarah and us: 'This is the essence of perfection – to begin to live over and over again.'. How?

How do you know if you're still young?

Leah Goldin: Establish force of women to return missing boys

Marking day of Matriarch Rachel's passing, Dr. Leah Goldin calls to form women's force to find way to return boys from Hamas captivity.

Leah Goldin: Establish force of women to return missing boysplayer

Ten things you didn't know about the Matriarch Rachel

Rachel's Tomb was about to be handed over to PA as part of Oslo Accords. At last moment, PM changed mind and left her in Jewish hands.

Ten things you didn't know about the Matriarch Rachel