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Leah and Jacob

Holding Gratitude & Disappointment: What We Learn from Leah (VaYetze, Genesis: 28:10-32:3)

Rabbi Shai Held | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Shai Held

It's not often that a biblical character makes you want to cry, but if you pay careful attention to the matriarch Leah, she can break your heart. Leah is married to Jacob, a man who does not love her -- indeed, who barely notices her.