Parshat Vayeshev

Judah and Tamar: Writing the Story

VAYESHEV

BY JUDITH HAUPTMANE. BILLI IVRY PROFESSOR EMERITA OF TALMUD AND RABBINIC CULTURE

POSTED ON NOVEMBER 30, 2018 / 5779 | MAIN COMMENTARY

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One of the most gripping stories in the entire Bible appears in this week’s parashah. Chapter 38, a self-contained unit, interrupts the ongoing Joseph saga to tell the story of Judah and Tamar.

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