Vayechi – Bury me in Israel

Why did Yaakov not want to be buried in Egypt? Why couldn’t the burial in Israel wait, as it did for Yosef, whose bones were eventually brought for final burial in Israel? What is the great importance of being buried specifically in Israel? What happens to the bones of the righteous who were not buried in Israel – at the time of Techiyas Hameisim (Revival of the Dead)? Why did Rebbe get upset when he saw the bones of someone from outside of Israel being brought for burial in Israel?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 27:54

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