Vayeshev: Joseph’s Talent

Posted by Alex Israel on December 1, 2015
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Joseph, VaYeshev


Why was Joseph’s life so turbulent? Joseph’s flaw and his personal challenge is his vanity. The events of his life cultivate an appreciation that his talents are God-given rather than self-serving.

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Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more.

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