You can lean on me / Parashat Vayigash
The dramatic climax of when Joseph meets his brothers - what is the reason for their tears?
"And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck" (Genesis 45:14 ). With these simple words, the Torah describes the moment immediately following the dramatic climax of Joseph's meeting with his brothers. The simple, prosaic description does not burden this situation with many words; any extraneous word would diminish the intensity of the emotion and fail to...
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