Never, in 48 years, have I been without a Zohar, it is that important. But sometimes we do forget the importance of the Zohar, which is the only answer.
In the portion of Vayigash, the Bible says that Yehuda “came close” to Joseph and began to plead with him about the destiny (the judgment) that would be forthcoming on his younger brother Benjamin, who was accused of being a thief. Yehuda began to repeat everything that was mentioned in the previous portion concerning his family, his brothers, and his father. He went on and on, and they all began to cry, and then Joseph revealed who he was and beckoned that his father be brought down to Egypt to him.
If we are to simply glance over any translation of this biblical story, the Zohar says it reveals nothing because in almost every verse there are contradictions, and ridiculous statements.
For instance, why did Joseph, knowing his father was in pain for 17 years, finally reveal himself now? What is this all about? Why do we persist in... Read More