Vayeshev – Yosef and Chanukah
What is the lesson in the story of Yosef and his challenges? Why do we always read these passages during our celebration of Chanukah? Why does Chanukah occur toward the end of the Jewish month of Kislev? Why does the miracle of Chanukah occur in the winter? Why does it happen at a point in history where most of the Jewish people had taken on a Hellenistic way of life, and only a few remained steadfast to their traditions? What does it mean that Hashem is the ‘One Who waits?’
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
Running time: 20:05