Vayigash

Genesis 44:18-47:27

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Click here for a summary of Vayigash.
Click here for a summary of the Haftarah for Vayigash.

 

Wheat
The people of Egypt came to Joseph
for wheat during the great famine.

 

Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Using Personal Tragedy For Growth
Rabbi Neal J. Loevinger, KOLEL

Transformative Testimony
Rachel Farbiarz, AJWS

Jacob and Pharaoh: A Brief Encounter
Rabbi Pamela Wax, Union for Reform Judaism

Proximity & Repair
Rabbi Elliot Kukla, AJWS


Achievement And Action
Rabbi Andy Bachman, socialaction.com


Joseph's Foresight and Restraint
David Goldblatt, Canfei Nesharim

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Don’t Be Quarrelsome On The Way
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish Unversity

Avoiding Confrontation & Responsibility
Rabbi Shimon Felix, Bronfman Youth Fellowships

Joseph's Moment of Truth
Rabbi Charles Savenor, Jewish Theological Seminary

Joseph's Intermarriage
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Initiative

Preparing For Exile
Rabbi Yitzchok A. Breitowitz, Orthodox Union

Reminders Of Love
Steve Greenberg, CLAL

 

Feeling Another’s Pain
Rabbi David Rosenn, UJA-Federation of New York

 

The God Of Isaac
Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hillel

Multimedia

 

Parashat Vayigash Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

 

Parashat Vayigash Challah
Julie Seltzer

 

Parashat Vayigash for Families
Torah Topics for Today

 

Speak Softly
Torah Topics for Today

 

Lying Does Not Pay
Torah Topics for Today

 

 

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