From Our Archives: Parshat Vayishlach – War Ethics and Esav
A reoccurring theme in this week’s parsha is military expeditions. In this essay, Yitzchak Blau talks about the Jewish attitude to war, with reference to this incident and with regard to its modern day interpretation.
We further include the correspondence which it generated in the following issue. http://www.traditiononline.org/news/_pdfs/Communications%20404.pdf
Gerald J. Blidstein: Rabbis, Romans, and Martyrdom – Three Views
Esav is understood by Chazal to be the basis for Edom-Rome. In that light, we have selected an article which discusses the relationship between these two parties.
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