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Angels & Blessings

ShabbosIn the Torah, we learn about man’s encounters with angels. In Avraham Avinu’s household, angels were a common occurence, even Hagar was aware of them, as she merited living in Avraham’s household. Yaakov Avinu also encountered angels in his journeys to and from the land of Israel. In our siddur, especially on Friday night, we recite “Shalom Alecheim” where we have a tradition that two angels accompany the men home from shul and the angels inspect the condition of our homes on Shabbos.

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