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Parashat Mikeitz (December 16, 2017)
by Bettijane Eisenpreis

THE STORY OF JOSEPH IS FAMILIAR TO MOST OF US. We read it in Sunday School, and in case we were absent that day, the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat provided an enjoyable recap. We are told the story has a happy ending. Joseph is sold into slavery, but he uses his wits and interprets Pharaoh’s dreams, and Pharaoh makes him the Number 2 man in Egypt. Then his brothers come to Egypt looking for food, and after various deceptions and revelations, Joseph reveals himself to his brothers and is reunited with them and his father. And everyone lives happily ever after.

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