Daily Aliya for Vayetzei, Shvii (7th Aliya)
What was the pact for? Did they agree on something? They disagreed about the mound of rocks, Yakov calling it Galed and Lavan calling it Yegar Sahadutha. But then Lavan agreed that since the mound is a witness to the truce between them, he would call it Galed. They went on to agree to stay away from each other in peace, but were only able to do so once they appreciated and respected the others’ perspective, as shown by Lavan’s willingness to call the mound Galed. This is an important blueprint to overcoming conflict in our lives, as well.