The Great Revelation!

INSIGHT: “Exclaim” Is the Name of the Game Puzzle SHAZAK The Great Revelation! Now alone with his brothers, without the interpreter in the room, Yosef had an astounding revelation to make. He switched languages to Loshon HaKodesh (Hebrew) and cried out with great emotion, “I AM YOSEF!” After pausing a few seconds, he asked, “Is […]

Gifts for Everyone

Puzzle SHAZAK Gifts for Everyone Word spread to all of Egypt about the grand reunion between Yosef and his brothers. Paraoh was the happiest of all! He had a hunch all along that Yosef was no ordinary slave, but now he learned that Yosef came from a highly respected family, a great grandson of the […]

Breaking the News Gently

Puzzle SHAZAK Breaking the News Gently  During the journey home, the sons of Yaakov were discussing how they would break the news to their father. “I can’t wait to tell Father the wonderful news!” exclaimed one of the brothers with a glow in his eyes. “Let’s not be hasty,” chimed in another brother. “Our father […]

Down to Egypt… Everybody This Time!

Puzzle SHAZAK Down to Egypt… Everybody This Time! The brothers rushed to their father with the incredible news, “Yosef is still alive and he is the ruler of the entire land of Egypt!” Yaakov could hardly believe the news, but then noticed the wagons filled with the “Finest of Egypt” and it started to sink […]

Spiritual Oasis

Puzzle SHAZAK Spiritual Oasis The family of 70 was on the way to their new home in Goshen. Yaakov was aware that they would soon be entering a “spiritual desert” – a place void of any Torah learning, so he turned to his capable son, Yehudah, and instructed him, “Go ahead of everyone else and […]

The Grand Reunion!

The Grand Reunion! Finally, the big moment arrived. After 22 years apart, Yosef and Yaakov were about to be reunited! Yosef was anxious to see his father and excited for the chance to perform a great Mitzvah – honoring his father! So instead of sitting on his throne waiting for his father to arrive, he […]

Greener Pastures

INSIGHT: What’s the Big Idea?! Puzzle SHAZAK Greener Pastures At the palace, Yosef introduced his brothers to the mighty Paraoh. Paraoh asked, “Tell me. What do you do for a living?” “We are shepherds,” answered the brothers. If it pleases Your Majesty, grant us permission to live in Goshen, where there is plenty of grass […]

Yaakov’s Blessing… WONDERFUL!

Puzzle SHAZAK Yaakov’s Blessing… WONDERFUL! Yaakov and his family were so very thankful to Paraoh for giving them the opportunity to live a quiet life, filled with learning Torah and doing Mitzvos. Yaakov blessed Paraoh, “May the Nile rise and overflow, giving water to the land!” HaShem made Yaakov’s blessing come true. Once again the […]

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