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Multiple Meanings in Texts, Multiple Dynamics in Power Relationships: D’var Torah for Parashat VaYiggash

Parashat Va-Yiggash (Bereishit 44:18-47:27) Rabbi Aryeh Bernstein, Avodah National Jewish Educator For the past week, we have dwelled in the strange and tense pause between the beginning of Yehuda’s speech to Yoseph, at the end of last week’s parasha, and … Continue reading

The Gatekeepers

Polly Clare-Rothe is from Oakland, CA, attended Weslyan University and works as the Legal Clinic Coordinator at Bread for the City. Ri Turner attended Cornell University and works as a Medical Clinic Coordinator at Bread for the City, which provides vulnerable residents of Washington, … Continue reading