A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYIGASH (GENESIS 44:18-47:27)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant   Last week’s parsha, Mikietz, ended with a somewhat disturbing enigma. Jacob’s ten sons had returned to Egypt to procure additional food as the famine continued. Based on the demand of the ‘Viceroy of Egypt’ (now, their brother Joseph, whom they did not recognize), they were also to bring […]

A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYIGASH (GENESIS 44:18-47:27)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant   Last week’s Parsha (MIKIETZ) ended with a somewhat disturbing enigma. Jacob’s ten sons had returned to Egypt to procure additional food, as the famine continued. Based on the demand of the ‘Viceroy of Egypt’ (now, their brother Joseph, whom they did not recognize), they were also to bring […]

A ‘Bissel’ of Torah: VAYIGASH (GENESIS 44:18-47:27)

By Joy Scott, Am Haskalah Congregant Last week’s Parsha (MIKIETZ) ended with a somewhat disturbing enigma. Jacob’s ten sons had returned to Egypt to procure additional food, as the famine continued. Based on the demand of the ‘Viceroy of Egypt’ (now, their brother Joseph, whom they did not recognize), they were also to bring with […]