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Why Are We Jews?

Parshat Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/why_are_we_jews_20040102

"Biblical stories are in our present -- in the cheder [Easter European elementary school] we cried when we learned of the sale of Joseph -- and we rejoiced in his ascendancy to power. There was a freshness, a vigor, a nearness, which we felt in that drama." -- Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveichik

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