Jacob [electronic resource] : unexpected patriarch / Yair Zakovitch ; translated from the Hebrew by Valerie Zakovitch
- Zakovitch, Yair
- New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.
- Physical Description:
- ix, 202 p. ; 22 cm.
- Jewish lives
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- Chap. 1. The children struggled in her womb: the fight for the birthright -- Chapt. 2. He should cheat me twice? he took my birthright and now he has taken my blessing!: Jacob the deceiver -- Chapt. 3. And behold, a stairway was set on the ground and its head reached to the sky: Jacobs dream at bethel -- Chapt. 4. It is not the practice in our place: wives and sons, a mixed blessing -- Chapt. 5. Let me go and i will go to my place and to my land: Jacobs odyssey from slavery to freedom -- Chapt. 6. For you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed: Jacob's homebound encounters -- Chapt. 7. Should our sister be treated like a whore? Jacob in Shechem -- Chapt. 8. And Isaac breathed his last and died and was gathered to his kin in ripe old age: deaths in the family Chapt. 9. And israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, for he was the son of his old age: priority of the youngest -- Chapt. 10. Gather together that I may tell you what is to befall you in the days to come: an end, a beginning.
- 9780300144260 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Includes index.
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