Parting with Bereishis

מרן הרב אשר וייס

Of all the episodes discussed in Sefer Bereishis, Yosef’s is surely the longest and most detailed.  The story of his dreams, his conflict with his brothers, his slavery and imprisonment, his rise to power, and the reuniting of his family span the course of four parshiyos, almost a third of the Sefer.  In contrast, the…