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Torah Talk for Parashat Vayeshev

December 20, 2016 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Yosef’s dreams anger his brothers, and they sell him into slavery in Egypt, where he eventually ends up in prison, still interpreting others’ dreams.

One could subtitle the last few parshiyot, and the next few, “Jews Behaving Badly.” In each parasha, we see our forefathers and foremothers behaving in ways that are, frankly, not among the best of human responses. Read more >