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Double Trouble

Parashat Toldot / Ostensibly, a birthright is passed on to one’s firstborn son. However, in the story of Jacob and Esau, this natural privilege is turned into a material or commercial commodity.

When Esau discovers that the blessing intended for him was stolen by his brother, he exclaims, “Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me...