Chumash Honors: Quiz On Jacob Wrestling With The Ish

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Chumash Honors: Quiz On Jacob Wrestling With The Ish

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Translate this pasuk:
  • 2. 
    Translate this pasuk:
  • 3. 
    Translate this pasuk:
  • 4. 
    • A. 

      He became covered with dust; and he stood on top of the other guy.

    • B. 

      He wrestled; and he pinned to the ground.

    • C. 

      He became covered with dust; and he became attached.

    • D. 

      He became attached; and he grabbed the thigh.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Why is Yakov so afraid of Esav?

    • B. 

      Why does Yakov always demand a blessing?

    • C. 

      What does it mean to "wrestle"?

    • D. 

      Why is he called an "ish"?

    • E. 

      Why does this happen at night?

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      ראב’ע

    • B. 

      רס'ג

    • C. 

      רשב’ם

    • D. 

      רשפ'ם

    • E. 

      רד'ק

  • 7. 
    We looked at interpretations of Jacob wrestling with the man, by Rashi, Midrash Rabbah, Ramban, Rabbi Y.I. Herzog, Rashbam, and Rabbi Avi Weiss. Whose opinion do you most agree with, and why?  In your response, make sure you make it clear that you know the commentary you are agreeing with. Your answer should be between 3-6 sentences.