Vayigash – Counting to Seventy

Why does the Torah tell us there were 70 people who made up the Jewish people as they came down to Egypt, if there are only 69 enumerated? What is the underlying theme between all of the individuals who are the missing 70th? What is the depth of the fact that Dan’s son Chushim was deaf, as well as an only child, yet he was blessed to have great numbers? Why is Dan’s area referred to in words that have to do with the moon and the month? What was the secret of Serach, the daughter of Asher, and her longevity?

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

Running time: 25:58

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