Genesis 28:10 – 32:3

Genesis chapter 28, verse 10 to chapter 32, verse 3

Torah For Today

(scenarios) What would you do?

  1. Have you ever been tricked into doing something you didn’t want to do (like a chore or an assignment)? How did you feel?
  2. If you had to leave your home in a hurry, what would you bring with you?


What Does This Parshah Mean to Me?

  1. The story of Jacob’s dream of the ladder can be describe as a revelation. God appeared to Jacob. How do you think God appears to people today?
  2. Why do you think the angels were “going up and down”. Why not the other way? What explanations do you think there are?
  3. Jacob was running away from Canaan because he tricked his father and brother. Do you think he got his “just rewards” when he was deceived by Laban?
  4. This portion is filled with stories of people tricking one another.   Do you think there’s a hero here? What can we learn from all of this?