Parashat Vayigash / Water From the Well

The shift of this picture to the dialogue between Judah and Joseph turns the relationship between them into an allegorical depiction of the biblical commentator’s work.

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In the opening of the midrashic work Shir Hashirim (Song of Songs) Rabbah, King Solomon’s literary achievement is depicted in a series of parables. The Torah is likened to a palace with many doors. All those...