5773 — Vayehi: The “Blessing” of Shimon and Levi

Posted by Neima Novetsky on December 24, 2012
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Bereishit (Genesis), Vayehi

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Neima Novetsky discusses parsha Vayehi. While Yaakov blesses most of his children, he instead seems to rebuke and even punish Shimon and Levi. How is one to understand this not so blessed “blessing”?

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About Neima Novetsky

Neima teaches Bible, Prophets and Biblical Exegesis at Pardes and Tanakh in the Pardes Educators Program. She and her family made aliyah from New York where she founded and directed the Advanced Tanakh Beit Midrash Program at Lincoln Square Synagogue. She has taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Midreshet Moriah, the Ma'ayan Institute for Women, and the Princeton University Hillel and has lectured on Biblical topics in various synagogues in both Israel and the USA. She is also a co-founder of a new Tanakh and Parshanut website called 'Al Ha Torah.' Click here to read more.

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