Joseph and his brothers finally reconcile. In retelling his own story, Joseph tells them that he has become a father to Pharoah.
Pharaoh promotes Joseph to second-in-command across all Egypt. Yet there is a problem. No one knows his name. He will need to get people’s attention.
Joseph hears the dreams of his fellow prisoners – former baker and butler – and tells them that interpretations belong to God. What does that mean?
Jacob wrestles an angel. For what purpose? And why does seeing Esau’s face when they finally meet remind him of that angelic encounter?
Leah’s eyes are described as rakkot – weak. Should we understand that literally, metaphoricaly, or as a prompt for story-telling? Ibn Ezra feels strongly…