Vayechi – Angels and Youthfulness
What is the connection between livelihood and redemption? How does Hashem manifest in each of these cases? What is the idea behind the angel that ‘redeems’ in the blessing Yakov gives to Menashe and Efraim? Why are they referred to as ‘youths?’ Why are Yosef, Binyomin, Yehoshua and Gidon also referred to in this way? What is the concept of the fish in this context? What is the idea of ayin hara (evil eye)? Why are the offspring of Yosef exempt from the evil eye? How does it connect to their ‘youthfulness’ and the angel?
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
Running time: 25:43