5775 — Vayigash: Tears of Reunion

Posted by Alex Israel on December 24, 2014
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Bereishit (Genesis), Jacob, Joseph, VaYigash

In this week’s podcast, Rabbi Alex Israel discusses parshat Vayigash and the emotional reunion of Joseph with his father Jacob. The Torah describes their tearful meeting and says: “And he wept.” Only one person cried. Who wept and who didn’t, and why?

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Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
Arlene Harel – Production Coordinator


About Alex Israel

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. You can find books written by Alex by clicking here

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