Taking the oath of being our brother's keeper

What does mutual responsibility for one another's well being mean today in Israel?

Yitzchak Reuven ,

Being Our Brother's Keeper
Being Our Brother's Keeper
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The story of Yosef and his brothers comes to its dramatic conclusion this week as brother vies with brother for the sake of saving their brother.

When Yosef at last reveals his true identity to his brothers they also return to their true selves, at last purged of the burden of their heinous crime.

What does mutual responsibility for one another's well being mean today in Israel? The 8th, 9th and 10 of Tevet - three dark days in Jewish history.



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