Vayeshev – Chanukah, Yosef and Completion

Why is Yakov afraid when he ‘sees the mighty ones of Esav?’ Why is he comforted by Yosef in this regard? Why is Yakov referred to as a ‘blacksmith’ while Yosef is referred to as a ‘goldsmith?’ What is the idea behind Yosef being the ‘reason for all the other offspring of Yakov?’ What is the the depth of the idea that the sea split because of Yosef – it ‘ran away’ just as Yosef ‘ran away’ from Potifar’s wife? What is the significance of his ‘running away?’ What is the conncection between the essence of Yosef and the essence of Chanukah?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

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