"Parsha to the Point" – Vayeshev 5776

Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Reading the story of Yosef and his brothers is heartbreaking. We have already grown accustomed to the tension between Yitzhak and Yishmael, and between Ya’akov and Eisav. But in those cases, we took comfort in the fact that each side represented a separate nation (even …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Vayeshev 5776

Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Reading the story of Yosef and his brothers is heartbreaking. We have already grown accustomed to the tension between Yitzhak and Yishmael, and between Ya’akov and Eisav. But in those cases, we took comfort in the fact that each side represented a separate nation (even …

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