Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Torah Commentary for the Week - Vayigash

This week's Torah portion continues the saga of Jacob. His sons, having learned the true identity of Phaoroh's Vizier, their brother Joseph, prepare to return to Canaan to tell Jacob that his son is still alive.

This portion is filled with family dynamics, travels and the process of change. One of the change-agents in the text is a woman by the name of Serach bat Asher, a "female Elijah" of sorts who helps the brothers tell Jacob about Joseph and later helps the fleeing Israelites find Joseph's bones.

Read Rabbi Sheridan's drash at Learn Torah With….

Learn, study, live and enjoy the last day of Hanukkah!


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