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If what you mean by שנאת חנם is persecution, then I have some sources for you. According to the following sources, the wound that the angel inflicted upon Yaakov was symbolic of the persecutions that his children would have to endure. Some of those who made this point also connect the symbolism at the end of the struggle to the coming of Moshiach. ...


Anti-semitism is not irrational in the eyes of an observant Jew. In modern terms, principals in the Tora relate "Antisemitism" to a "secular" approach by Yisrael. The Tora determines that Mitzvos are mandatory and that in case they are not observed, a punishment in the form of harassments and even war by neighboring nations may be upheld against the Jews, or ...

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