Parashat Vayeshev

Parashat Vayeshev Quiz

Test your knowledge of this Torah portion.

Haftarah for Vayeshev

Amos warns the people: "Do not treat the poor unfairly."

Dreamers in Prison

Incarceration can be a tool of fear--not a place of rehabilitation.

Shepherd Consciousness

The thoughts of a shepherd may be sublime, but they cannot take him away from the task at hand.

Courage to Dream

It takes a dream to save the Jewish people.

God Was In That Text

It is important to seek God in times of fortune, and to hear the divine voice in our texts.

Jacob’s Mindfulness

Like Jacob, who paid attention to Joseph's dreams, we should be mindful of events and experiences that evoke a sense of the Divine presence.

Joseph: Tzadik or Tattletale?

The complex character of Joseph raises questions about what it means to be righteous.

The Challenge Of Changing

Despite Jacob's negative experiences with favoritism, he repeats this trait in his own family and home.

Parashat Vayeshev: Summary

With a video commentary from BimBam.