A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYEISHEV (GENESIS 37:1-40:23)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant   For more than two decades, Jacob lived with the guilt and knowledge of his own iniquity, against both his brother, Esau, and his beloved father, Isaac. In last week’s Torah parsha, Vayishlach, we read how the burden of these emotions quickly evaporated when Jacob went to Canaan and […]

A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYEISHEV (GENESIS 37:1-40:23)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant   For more than two decades, Jacob lived with the guilt and knowledge of his own iniquity, against both his brother, Esau; and, his beloved father, Isaac. In last week’s Torah Parsha (VAYISHLACH), we read how the burden of these emotions quickly evaporated, when Jacob went to Canaan; and, […]

A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYEISHEV (GENESIS 37:1-40:23)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant For more than two decades, Jacob lived with the guilt and knowledge of his own iniquity, against both his brother, Esau; and, his beloved father, Isaac. In last week’s Torah Parsha (VAYISHLACH), we read how the burden of these emotions quickly evaporated, when Jacob went to Canaan; and, Esau […]