Dina, Jacob’s only daughter, “goes out” in this week’s Torah portion, Va’Yishlach. She socializes with other young women and is then raped by a Hivvite prince.
Our prayers can be divided roughly into three categories: I praise you, G-d; I beseech you, G-d; and I thank you, G-d.
Today we give thanks.
Jacob good, Esau bad. This is the dichotomy we place upon these twins, about whom we read in Toledot, this week’s Torah portion.