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  • Jacob’s Vision

    By Tom Tugend

    September 25, 1997 | 8:00 pm

     

    One of Rabbi David Aaron's favorite biblical analogies derivesfrom the story of Jacob's dream, in which the patriarch saw a ladderstretching from earth to the heavens.

    The narrative can also be interpreted to mean that Jacob himselfwas the ladder, with his feet on the ground and his...