“Hypocrites! You know how to discern the appearance of the sky . . .”

". . . but you cannot discern the signs of the times!" So Yeshua answered the Sadducees and Pharisees who demanded yet another sign from Him.  And so I think he would answer the Christians today who ignore the greatest miracle in two thousand years staring them in the face.  They believe in the Resurrection …

Parashah 11: Vayigash

Torah: B’resheit (Genesis) 44:18 - 47:27 Haftarah: Yechezk'el (Ezekiel) 37:15 - 37:28 B’rit Chadashah: John 6:1-14, 26-40 Joseph's reunion with his brothers is a heartwarming event of significant prophetic import, as we've studied in detail in our signature posts.  The rabbis, as always, take us a bit deeper than we otherwise might, so today let's …

Ben Joseph and His Brothers

This post continues from Messiah, Son of Joseph.  There we looked at Joseph as a prophetic picture, or "type," of Yeshua.  Here, we will zoom in to look specifically at Joseph's reunion with his brothers. Joseph fed the entire Gentile world the Bread of Life (so to speak) before his brothers came to him. This …