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KMTT - the Torah Podcast

Dec 22, 2014

Parshat Vayigash, The Twilight Years, written by Rav Ezra Bick

Surprisingly, Ya'akov is still frequently referred to by his old name even after he becomes Yisrael. What is the significance of the Torah's choice of one name over the other, particularly during the final years of Ya'akov's life?