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Parshah Curiosities: Vayigash
When the Egyptians spend everything they own in buying food from Joseph, he collects and gives all the money and wealth to Pharaoh. There’s a Midrash stating that Yosef hid three treasures from these riches. Discover intriguing insight and meaning in this...
Decoding the hidden messages
The parshah of Vayishlach contains 154 verses and the mnemonic for it is the word ‘kelitah’ (which means to absorb). Explore the coded message in this Masoretic note and its connection to the general themes of the Parshah.
Parshah Curiosities: Vayeishev
In the divisive episode of Joseph and his brothers, the Torah highlights time and again the special jacket Joseph receives from his father. A deeper look uncovers how this coat captures the essence of the entire saga.
Leading the delegation of ushpizin on the sixth day of Sukkot is Yosef the Tzaddik. Understanding the special qualities of 6th day, and the connection to the chassidic ushpiz, the Rebbe Maharash.
The Tzadik and the Baal Teshuvah
In interpreting the verse in the Song of Songs, "If only you would be to me a brother", our Sages differ as to whether our request of G-d is to treat us as Yosef treated his brothers who had sold him or as Yosef treated his innocent younger brother Binyam...
The Seven Years of Plenty and the Seven Years of Famine
Ch. 41 verses 42-57: Pharaoh appoints Yosef as his viceroy. He changes his name and gives him a wife. She bears him two sons. The seven years of plenty come and Yosef stores up all the grain in Egypt. Then the years of famine begin and the people feel it ...
Parshah Nuggets: Vayechi
Even after being reunited with his father, Joseph avoided spending very much time with him. Why? Because of the one question that Joseph feared his father would ask him.
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Vayigash
In the verse (Genesis 47:23) Joseph tells the Egptians: "Here is seed for you so you can plant the ground," the word for "here" is the same word as the name of the Hebrew letter "hei." What does the letter "hei" teach us about human reproduction?
Our Forefather Isaac never stepped foot outside the Land of Israel. His life was spent in the Land where all G-d’s blessings converge and radiate to the rest of the world. Joseph, on the other hand, faced material and spiritual challenges in Egypt. But de...
The lives and challenges of our forefather Isaac and his grandson Joseph were very different. Isaac lived out his entire life in the Land of Israel amidst physical prosperity. Joseph spent most of his life in Egypt where he was sold into slavery and ultim...
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