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Vayigash

Illuminating the Darkest Moments of Your Life
Often, the context we assign to experiences is really a projection of how we view ourselves.
Tuning in to ‘Good Grief’
We mourn myriad things, often without even being aware of it.
The Power of Story in Our Lives
When we can look back at the events of our past and embrace them for being the perfect training ground for who we are today, then we can begin to be the authors of our own lives.
Never Alone
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A Long-Lost Reunion With a Lasting Message
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For 22 agonizing years, they had been separated, with Jacob fearing the worst. What will happen at their first meeting?
A Lesson Before Hebrew School
Parshat Vayigash
Nancy called my father, complaining that the school van never came to pick up her kids. It didn’t take long for my father to realize what I had done . . .
Joseph: A Pictorial
A series of drawings by Dutch artist Shoshannah Brombacher, based on the Biblical stories about Joseph, the son of the patriarch Jacob
Judah's Chutzpah
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?
Joseph Budgeted for Waste. Do You?
But in the midst of the chaos and aggravation, there is a little phrase I hold on to that helps me keep my sanity.
For Your Vayigash Study Group (PDF)
This weekly study packet is part of theJewishwoman.org “Be a Leader” initiative. Print it out and learn it with your study group.
It’s Jewish to Worry
This instinct to look after others is ingrained in us from the Torah itself.
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