Jacob is headed back home, after all these years, and preparing to face the greatest challenge of his life - a confrontation with Esau, the brother who once wanted him dead.
But there is another man he will have to face first.
Any great lover of the Torah must eventually confront the simple truth that certain parts of this book are just not that interesting.
"He saw Hell open up beneath him."
This has got to be the most Freudian line in the Torah.
Everybody's wondering what Ishmael did to the baby.