The family violence of Parshat Vayeshev is startling and disturbing. How can one brother think of killing another brother?
Joseph is depicted by the Torah as a talebearer and an egocentric 17-year-old. We can imagine that he might have been quite annoying, but is that a reason to kill him?
In this week’s Parsha Discussion, Rabbi Alex Israel examines three perspectives on this story.
Click here to read more from this week’s Parsha Discussion on Vayeshev: Brotherly Hatred.