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How to Cook Jacob’s Lentil Stew

Nov 5, 2021


Jacob then gave Esau bread and lentil stew; he ate and drank, and he rose and went away. Thus did Esau spurn the birthright.

וְיַעֲקֹב נָתַן לְעֵשָׂו לֶחֶם וּנְזִיד עֲדָשִׁים וַיֹּאכַל וַיֵּשְׁתְּ וַיָּקָם וַיֵּלַךְ וַיִּבֶז עֵשָׂו אֶת־הַבְּכֹרָה׃

(Genesis 25:34)

Have you ever wondered how delicious Jacob’s lentil stew must have smelled that Esau was willing to trade his birthright for it? Devorah and David Katz from Israel’s famous “Pat Bamelech” bakery share their insights into Genesis 25 and the Torah portion of Toldot along with their parenting and cooking tips in this video.

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