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Return of the Brothers, On The Way to Egypt, Jacob Meets Joseph, Jacob Visits Pharaoh, Jacob’s Last Request, Jacob Blesses Joseph’s Children, Jacob’s Death, Jacob’s Burial, Esau’s Death, Joseph’s Pledge to His Brothers, Joseph’s Death
Joseph Tests His Brothers, Judah Pleads For Benjamin, Joseph Himself: Reveals
Judah Vouches For Benjamin, A Friendlier Reception
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?
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..."
When Joseph reveals himself to his brothers, he reassures them that he will not take revenge for their vile deed in selling him into slavery. He is alive, and now he is the viceroy in Egypt. He tells them that actually G‑d sent him to Egypt to save his fa...
In a very emotional scene (Genesis 45:1-3) Joseph reveals to his brothers who he is: their younger brother whom they sold to Egypt many years ago, and who is now the governor of Egypt. It is a huge shock for the brothers. They would have expected anything...
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 ...
This drawing shows Joseph on his bed, dreaming the dreams he will tell his brothers (Genesis 35: 5-10). He said to them: "We were binding sheaves in the field and my sheaf arose and stood upright and your sheaves stood round about and bowed down to my she...
Education is, and always has been, the key to Jewish survival. But the essence of education is the imparting of values, not information.
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