Parsha Podcasts: Toldos is pleased to bring you a curated selection of audio shiurim on Parshas Toldos.

Ya’akov and Eisov

Why did Yitzhcok favor Eisov, despite him being a rosho?

Listen to a summary of what chassidus explains about this, delivered by Rabbi Berel Bell, rov of Anash Montreal.


The Twofold Blessing

Addressing his son Yaakov, he said: “And may Hashem give you from the dew of the heavens and the fat of the earth.” Quoting the words “And may Hashem give you,” Rashi explains, “He will give, and give again.” 

But why would Hashem need to give something twice? If He gives a blessing, it surely does not lack anything. Why the need to give a second time?

Listen to a summary of a Sicha on this topic, delivered in Yiddish by Reb Yoel Kahn

For an English transcript of this shiur click here.


Learning the laws of Aveilus

This week’s Prasha mentions the lentel soup that Ya’akov made, and the medrash explains he cooked this in connection to the aveilus on Avrohom.

In connection to this, listen to a short Halachic discussion, on if it is appropriate for one to learn the Halachos of Aveilus.

Delivered by Rabbi Yaakov Goldstein of Click here for a written summary of this including sources.


Harav Levi Yitzchak on Todos (New)

Listen to a short vort from the Rebbe’s father about Avrohom and Yitzchok’s way of serving Hashem, delivered by Rabbi Moshe Gourarie, an editor of Chassidus Mevueres on Tanya.

The first Possuk

An in depth shiur on the first posuk in this week’s parsha.

Delivered by renowned lecturer Rabbi Yossi Paltiel.


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