The Temple Institute: Temple Talk: Cheshvan 27, 5765/November 29, 2005

The cloak of ages: whatever happened to the "ketonet ohr" - garment of skin - that G-d made for Adam and Eve, after they ate from the forbidden fruit? The midrash records its odyssey throughout the generations of man. It surfaces again in the week's Torah reading, Toldot, and plays a crucial role in the struggle between Yaakov and Esau as they vie for the birthright and the blessing from their father Yitzchak.

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