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Author Zakovitch, Yair.
Uniform Title Ṿa-yavo Yaʻaḳov Shalem. English
Title Jacob : unexpected patriarch / Yair Zakovitch ; translated from the Hebrew by Valerie Zakovitch.
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  BS1235.2 .Z3713 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 202 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Jewish lives
Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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 young -- Chapt. 10. Gather together that I may tell you what is to befall you in the days to come: an end, a beginning.
Subject Bible. Genesis XXXIII, 18-20 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Jacob (Biblical patriarch)
Related Names Zakovitch, Valerie.
ISBN 9780300144260 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300144261 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 785864776