Some thoughts and resources for exploring the Torah portion Vayeishev — also spelled Vayeshev or Vayesheb — Gen 37:1 – 40:23. Vayeishev is next read in the Diaspora minchah 12/14 through Shabbat 12/21.
This is part of a series of weekly “gathering sources” posts, collecting previous material on the weekly Torah portion, most originally part of a 2009-2010 series called “Opening the Book.”
A Path to Follow: Tamar/Judah and Joseph
Language and Translation: Lie with Me
Great Source(s): Two sets of twins
Something to Notice: Was and Was Not
Power, Language and Settling: Questions from Joseph’s Story