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The Real Difference Between Joseph and His Brothers

Parshah Vayeishev

Joseph and His Brothers: Parshah Vayeishev

In the verse (Genesis 37:4) "[Joseph's] brothers could not speak to him peaceably," the Hebrew word "shalom" (peace) is missing a letter vav. The real reason for the lack of peace between Joseph and his brothers was that they could not comprehend Joseph's view that a Jew can and must bring light into a dark world.
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