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A Question of Perspective

Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/a_question_of_perspective_20031212

We are all familiar with Jacob, the refugee who returns to his homeland to the dreaded encounter with his vengeful brother Esau. I believe most of us read the story through Jacob's eyes, but is it the only way? What if it were possible to unearth these biblical heroes' diaries? What would they say? Here are the events of our parsha as described by the two brothers:

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