Parashat Vayeshev

Parashat Vayeshev: From Apathy to Empathy

Experiencing loss can enable us to better relate to the pain of others.

Bad Things Can Create Better People

Is there any connection between the two parts of Joseph's life?

Joseph’s Amazing Technicolor Faith

Throughout the ups and downs of his ever-changing life, this biblical hero never feels far from God.

Honor Your Parents

The story of Joseph and his brothers is a cautionary tale of parenting and brotherhood.

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

A positive outlook on the world can go a long way towards making situations feel more manageable.

Tamar’s Tragedy

Parashat Vayeshev introduced us to one of the most famous women in the Bible.

They Remained Silent

No one ever told Jacob that his son Joseph was still alive.

Challah for Parashat Vayeshev

Judah's signet and cord.

Tamar & the Sex Trade

Sex workers--like Tamar--are fueled by cycles of sexism and poverty.