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Vayekhi (Genesis 47:28 – 50:26)

Earlier this week, I saw the movie version Stephen Sondheim’s musical collection of fractured fairy tales, “Into the Woods.”  I hadn’t seen the stage version, but I’d read enough about it to know that, once everything seems as if we’re … Continue reading

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Vayekhi (Genesis 47:28 – 50:26)

 This week, we finish the book of Genesis.  Again, while the surface looks fairly rosy, what lies beneath is much darker.  At the start of the portion, 17 years have passed, so Jacob is now 147, and the famine has … Continue reading

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