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Vayechi in a Nutshell Jacob Blesses his Sons, in Rhyme!

Vayechi in a Nutshell Genesis 47:28–50:26 Jacob lives the final 17 years of his life in Egypt. Before his passing, he asks Joseph to take an oath that he will bury him in the Holy Land. He blesses Joseph’s two … Continue reading

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Parshah Vayigash

Vayigash in a Nutshell Genesis 44:18–47:27 Judah approaches Joseph to plead for the release of Benjamin, offering himself as a slave to the Egyptian ruler in Benjamin’s stead. Upon witnessing his brothers’ loyaltyto one another, Joseph reveals his identityto them. “I … Continue reading

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Parshah Vayeishev Genesis 37:1-40:23

Parshah Vayeishev Genesis 37:1-40:23 Jacob settles in Hebron with his twelve sons. His favorite is seventeen-year-old Joseph, whose brothers are jealous of the preferential treatment he receives from his father, such as a precious many-colored coat that Jacob makes for … Continue reading

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