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Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/lentil_soup_20081126

Parshat Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Why does a mourner eat a round food? The circle represents the circle of life, and it is supposed to remind the mourner that life is cyclical: The tragedy of death that has stricken me today will strike my neighbor tomorrow.

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