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Posts Tagged: Vayigash

January 2, 2023 11:58 am

The Torah and Nietzsche: How Hard Times Can Make You Stronger

The 19th-century German philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900), initiated a form of modern philosophy known as “existentialism,” which posits that human beings are each individually...

December 29, 2022 11:20 am

Shabbat Vayigash: How to Conduct a Successful Negotiation

Is there a set formula for negotiations? We see two examples in this week's reading from the Torah. It begins with Judah approaching Joseph to...

December 12, 2018 8:49 am

Parshat Vayigash: Does My Father Love Me?

It is one of the great questions we naturally ask each time we read the story of Joseph: Why did he not, at some time...

December 21, 2017 4:37 pm

Joseph: The World’s First Psychotherapist

The phrase “Jewish thinker” may mean two very different things. It may mean a thinker who just happens to be Jewish by birth or descent -- a...

January 4, 2017 5:50 am

The Story of Judah Shows the Power of Change

The sequence from Bereishit 37-50 is the longest unbroken narrative in the Torah, and there can be no doubt who its hero is: Joseph. The...

December 15, 2015 4:59 am

If We Reframe Our Emotions, We Can Achieve Anything

Maimonides called his ideal type of human being -- the sage -- a rofe nefashot, a “healer of souls.” Today we call such a person a psychotherapist, a word...

December 25, 2014 1:45 am

The Story of Joseph and the Dawn of Forgiveness

There are moments that change the world: 1439 when Johannes Gutenberg invented the movable-type printing press (though the Chinese had developed it four centuries before),...


Adidas Resumes Selling ‘Yeezy’ Shoes Months After Cutting Ties With Rapper Ye

Adidas is again selling shoes designed by rapper Ye, formerly known...

Backstreet Boys Announce Full Cancellation of Israel Concert

The Backstreet Boys said that following their cancelled May 13 concert in Israel, which they were forced to call off...


Antisemitic Incident Report: May 26-June 2 - JNS publishes a weekly listing of antisemitic incidents recorded nationally by Jewish, pro-Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, as well as various news media. By the Anti-Defamation League’s count, an...


Egyptian Attacker Was Most Likely Lone Wolf Jihadist, Israeli Sources Say

i24 News - The Egyptian border policeman who shot dead three Israeli soldiers on Saturday during a cross-border infiltration was most likely a jihadist who acted alone, Israeli security sources...

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