Devash: Parashat Vayigash


Now there's even more Torah to learn and explore!

Open the Parashat Vayigash (year 1) magazine to explore: When Yaakov and his family moved to Egypt, how long did they intend to stay? Why do we take three steps at the beginning and end of the Amidah? And why is Rabbi Elazar ben Yehudah ben Kalonymous known as the Rokeiah?

Open the Parashat Vayigash (year 2) magazine to explore: What promises does God make to Yaakov as he is getting ready to reunite with his son Yosef? When they do reunite, who is crying and why? What can we learn from this week's parashah about approaching God when praying?

Open the Parashat Vayigash (year 3) magazine to explore: How many people came with Yaa'kov to Egypt? And why are the vowels in words sometimes long and sometimes short?

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Devash is a weekly parashah magazine that makes learning Torah sweet. By engaging directly with texts and taking kids seriously as Jews, Devash helps children and grownups discover new ideas, values, and sweet morsels in the weekly Torah portion. Devash is designed for kids aged 7+ to read independently, or together with families and teachers.



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