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For others we can cry, but for ourselves we must act
The story of Joseph revealing himself to his brothers after decades of bitter separation is one of the most dramatic in the Torah. On a deeper level, it describes the moment of self-revelation in which our deepest soul makes itself known to us
This is the first recorded moment in history in which one human being forgives another.
My voice of insecurity whispered: perhaps if we were lower key he'd be less hostile? Is our Jewish pride fueling his anti-Semitism? On the other hand, why should I compromise my identity as a Jew to appease his racist rage?
I confess. There were times I wanted to make a bonfire on Shabbat. And play my guitar on a Jewish holiday. And to do away with the divider that separates men and women in the synagogue...
A Lesson from Vayigash
Judah was essentially saying, "It makes no difference whether I think that my father was unfair. I have reached deep within myself and know that the most important truth is that I love my father and I cannot allow him such pain..."
Joseph Prince of Egypt
Joseph is portrayed as a bundle of emotion with tears his constant companion. Is this the Joseph who found favor in the eyes of Pharaoh to the degree that he was appointed viceroy of the mighty Egypt?
Education is, and always has been, the key to Jewish survival. But the essence of education is the imparting of values, not information.
We all experience the pain of being treated unjustly by others. Anger is the natural reaction, yet it's counter-productive and often self-destructive. The story of Joseph and his brothers teaches us how to deal with these feelings...
A moment of faith does not separate between long-lost loves. It holds them together...
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