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  • A Reflection on the Pursuit of G-d in Justice

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    February 12, 2013 | 5:45 pm

    “Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with beings divine and human and have prevailed,” (Bereshit 32:29). Yaakov Avinu is blessed with a new name only once he has struggled both with G-d and humanity together. The Jewish people are named Israel only...