Dear United States of America,
I first knew you as a thousand and one telephone poles whooshing past the car windows on the drive from Central Florida to Oklahoma City. 1,057 more words
The final verse of this morning’s Torah portion, Parashat Vayigash, points back to the beginning of Parashat Vayeshev, which we read several weeks ago.
The earlier portion introduced a section of Genesis that scholars like to call “The Joseph Novella.” It tells a story of family conflict, exile, and reconciliation. 778 more words