#45, Yaakov Sullivan - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hannah
    • 10.08.07 | 23:57 (IDT)

    I had never heard of that particular tradition, but I would suspect that it comes from the sephardim. But thanks to you, I went into research mode trying to find an answer to your question (unsuccessfully), and I was powerfully reminded of the parallels of the Yaakov/Esav parable for our modern times (Yaakov's theft of Esav's birthright and birthright blessing through bribery, trickery and lies). Thanks again, Hannah.

    from the article: Hypocrisy in Hebron
    First published 00:00 10.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.08.07
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