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Sale of Joseph

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Jacob's Love for Joseph, Joseph Dreams, Joseph Sold, Jacob Mourns the Loss of Joseph
"ויגש אליו יהודה ויאמר בי אדני ידבר נא עבדך דבר... כי כמוך כפרעה" “And Yehudah came near him, and said: ‘Oh my lord, please let your servant speak a word... for you are as Pharaoh.’” (44:18) QUESTION: What did Yehudah tell Yosef? ANSWER: According to the ...
"והנה שבע שבלים עלות בקנה אחד בריאות וטבות והנה שבע שבלים דקות ושדופת קדים צמחות אחריהן" “Behold, seven ears of grain came up upon one stalk healthy and good, and behold, seven thin ears sprung up after them.” (41:5- 6) QUESTION: Why were only the seven g...
Did Joseph’s brother’s ever own up to their father about the crime they committed against their younger brother?
Question: I read in the parsha that Joseph's brothers sold him for 20 silver pieces. I also have a nudnik brother and I could use some silver. How much do you think I could get for him? Response: I think you could be on to something here. I have no clue o...
This question has troubled many of the biblical commentaries. How could Joseph have allowed his father to mourn him for so long? Why didn't he let Jacob know that he was alive? Egypt is not so far from Canaan, and it was certainly within Joseph's means to...
Joseph's brothers resented his lofty dreams, the favoritism their father showed by giving him a coat of many colors, and the negative reports about them he brought to their father. Their resentment grew into outright hatred. One day, Jacob sent Joseph to ...
One moment of action, against nine years of prayer and fasting...
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...
Your brothers sell you into slavery, and years later they beg you for food. What would you do to them?
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