Rabbi Allen Schwartz continues his indepth exploration of the “Prophetesses of Israel”, with Rivka, Rachel, and Leah
In our ongoing series of the “Prophetesses of Israel”, Rabbi Allen Schwartz further examines the life and challenges of our Mother Rivka
by Rabbi Nachman Kahana
Rashi in our parsha alludes to the Gemara (Pesachim 56a) which describes the last hours of Ya’akov’s physical existence in this world, when he gathered his 12 sons to reveal to them what awaits the Jewish nation in the “end of days”.
Albert Einstein labored unsuccessfully to determine what he called the “Unified Field Theory”, which combines the fundamental forces of physics into a single theoretical framework.
We find a similar attempt at unifying the principles underlying the holy Torah.