Vayigash – Tears, Silence and Shechina
What is the difference between the crying Yosef does with Benjamin, as opposed to his crying with his other brothers? Why does Benjamin merit to have the Divine Presence in his portion? What is the secret of the silence of Benjamin, Yosef, Rochel and Esther? Why do Yosef and Benjamin cry about the destruction of the temples and the tabernacle?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.
Running time: 24:07
"[T]he bulk of the known Jews in the End of Days would be the seed of Benjamin. Today Israel is a fraction of what it is meant to be, operating on essentially three tribes of Jacob: Levy, Judah, and Benjamin." ~ R' David Katz