Vayeishev 5772

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

After Yosef interprets the dreams of the butler and baker, he mentions in passing that he was "stolen from the land of the Hebrews" (40:15), revealing to them that he is Jewish. The Chizkuni says because of this, Yosef was zocheh to be buried in Israel (unlike Moshe, which the posuk describes him as an "Egyptian man" in the story of him saving Yisro's daughters). This teaches us an important yesod. We must never be afraid or embarrassed to say we are Jewish, no matter where we live or what we do.


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