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Parashas Mikeitz (2012)


Mikeitz 1

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3 years ago
Chap. 41 verses 1 - 13: Introduction, Pharaoh has two dreams and no one is able to interpret them to his satisfaction. The butler finally remembers Yosef to Pharaoh as he promised.

Mikeitz 2

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3 years ago
Chp. 41 verses 14 - 41: Yosef interprets Pharaoh's dream. Pharaoh appoints him to the position of viceroy of Egypt, since he sees in him the spirit of G-d.

Mikeitz 3

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3 years ago
Chp. 41 verses 42 - 57: Pharaoh appoints Yosef as his viceroy. He changes his name and gives him a wife. She bears him two sons. The seven years of plenty come and Yosef stores up all the grain in Egypt. Then the years of famine begin and the people feel it immediately. Their grain rots but his remains edible. He opens up the storehouses and feeds Egypt and the world.

Mikeitz 4

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3 years ago
Chp. 42 verses 1 - 23: Yaakov sends 10 of his sons to Egypt to buy grain. They go there with the intent of locating Yosef and freeing him. Yosef, the viceroy recognizes them but they do not recognize him. He accuses them of being spies and puts them in jail for three days. He decides to free all but one of them on the condition that they return to Egypt with their youngest brother to prove their innocence. Seeing that the viceroy had re evaluated his decision made them re look their lack of compassion for Yosef when they sold him.

Mikeitz 5

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3 years ago
Chp. 42 verses 24 - 38: Yosef sends the brothers home to Canaan with sacks of grain. He keeps Shimon as a prisoner until they return with Binyamin, however he releases him as soon as they leave. On the way home Levi finds the money that he payed for his grain in his sack. The brothers are concerned. They tell Yaakov all that happened in Egypt; about Shimon's incarceration and that they would have to bring Binyamin down to Egypt. They all find their money in their sacks and they are frightened. Ruevain guarantees to bring back Binyamin and he offers the lives of two of his sons as collateral. Yaakov refuses to send him and bemoans his fate.

Mikeitz 6

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3 years ago
Chp. 43 verses 1 -24: The famine continues and Yaakov is forced to send his sons back to Egypt for food. Yehuda tells his father that he will personally guarantee Binyamin's safety. Yaakov sends his 11 sons with money and gifts for the viceroy. They come to Egypt and Yosef sees Binyamin. He has them taken to his house for a meal. They go but are very uneasy thinking that he may only want to put them back in prison. Yosef's attendant assures them that everything was fine and he brings out Shimon. They follow the attendant into the house and he gives them water and food for their animals.

Mikeitz 7

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3 years ago
Chp. 43 verses 25 -34 chp. 44 verses 1 - 17; The brothers prepare for their meal with Yosef. He sees Binyamin and is moved to tears. He eats and drinks with his brothers. Chp. 44 He has his attendant place his silver cup in the sack of Binyamin. The brothers leave with their sacks filled with grain but are overtaken by Yosef's attendant who accuses them of stealing his masters cup. He searches and finds it in the sack of Binyamin. They all go back to the viceroy and he tells them that they are all free to go but Binyamin will stay as his servant for the theft.

Parashas Mikeitz (2004 - 2007)


Mikeitz 1a

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4 years ago
Chp. 40 verse 23 - Chp. 41 verse 38: After two years, Pharaoh has two dreams that no one can interpret, and now the Butler remembers Yosef to Pharaoh. He is taken from prison interprets the dreams and gives Pharaoh advice as to how best to survive the upcoming famine.

Mikeitz 2a

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4 years ago
Chp. 41 verse 39 - Chp. 42 verse 8: Pharaoh appoints Yosef viceroy, with complete autonomy. He gives him a new name and a new wife. She bears him two sons. There are seven years of plenty and then begin the seven years of famine, as Yosef had prophesied. Chp. 42, begins with Yaakov sending ten brothers to Egypt to buy grain. They meet the viceroy and they bow down to him, he recognizes them but does not reveal his identity to them.

Mikeitz 2b

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4 years ago
Chp. 42 verse 8 - end of Chp.: Yosef recognizes his brothers but they do not recognize him. He accuses them of being spies. They tell him about their father and younger brother who are in Canaan. He puts Shimon in jail and sends the rest of them home with provisions. He tell them not to return unless they bring back Benyamin. They find the money in their sacks and are concerned. They tell Yaakov about all that had happened but he refuses to send Binyamin back to Egypt.

Mikeitz 3a

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4 years ago
Chp. 43 verse 1-34: The famine continues and Yaakov is forced to send Binyamin to Egypt based on a guarantee from Yehudah. Yosef invites them to his house to eat and he sees his brother Binyamin. They all sit down to a meal and he gives them gifts and they drink with him.

Mikeitz 3b

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4 years ago
Chp. 43 verse 34 - chp. 44 verse 17: After the meal Yosef has the sacks of the brothers filled with grain and in the sack of Binyamin he hides his silver goblet. After they leave he has his servant chase after them and accuse them of stealing his goblet. They search and find the goblet in Binyamins' sack, they all return to the viceroy who chastises them and says that he will keep Binyamin as a slave and that they can leave in peace.


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