Paining By Siona Benjamin 

Dreamers And Their Worth 
Painting By Yoram Raanan

 Is HE A Friend Of ISRAEL At All?
Sat, 30 November 2013
27th of Kislev, 5774
כ״ז בְּכִּסְלֵו תשע״ד


Joseph interprets Pharaoh's dreams and 
is appointed to implement Egypt's 
anti-famine plan, which brings him
 into contact with his brothers again.
Joseph Interprets the Dream of Pharaoh 
(19th Century painting by Jean-Adrien Guignet)

Joseph in Egypt 
(painting circa 1517–1518 by Pontormo)

Joseph interprets Pharaoh's dreams and 
is appointed to implement Egypt's anti-famine
 plan, which brings him into contact with his
 brothers again.
Jacob Refusing To Let Benjamin Go to Egypt
 (1829 painting by Adolphe Rogers)

HARAV  Abraham 

Isaac HaKohen 

* KOOK *


The strife among Jacob's sons centered
 on two conflicting viewpoints vis a vis
the sanctity of the Jewish people. Judah 
felt that we need to act according to the
current reality and that, given the
..... present situation,

Rabbi Yochanan, the third century scholar,
 had an unusual custom. He would sometimes
 sit down outside the town mikveh (ritual bath). 
This way, he explained, the Jewish women 
........will see me as
It took a long time, but Joseph's dreams
 eventually came to pass.
How long did it take? Joseph became
 viceroy of Egypt at age thirty, and nine
...... years later (after seven years of plenty and

The Sages made a remarkable claim regarding
 dreams and their interpretation: "Dreams are
 fulfilled according to the interpretation
" (Berachot 55b). The interpreter has a key
 function in the realization of a
...... dream: his analysis
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Joseph’s Steward Finds the 

Cup in Benjamin's Sack 

(1627 painting by 

Zekhariah 2:14-4:7

The haftarah for Parashat Bha'alotkha and
 Shabbat Hanukkah begins with Zekhariah
 encouraging the people of Judah to rebuild
 the Temple that had been destroyed in 586 BCE.

Sat, 30 November 2013

27th of Kislev, 5774
כ״ז בְּכִּסְלֵו תשע״ד

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