Joseph finally reveals his identity; his brothers are remorseful, his father overjoyed, and all come to live in the fertile land of Goshen, Egypt.

Jacob favored Joseph above all his sons, and made him a coat of many colors. Joseph had dreams in which his brothers and parents bowed down to him, and when he told his brothers, ….

The night before meeting with his brother Esau after an absence of twenty years, Jacob struggled with a divine being and wrested from him a new name, Isra’el (“Struggler with G-d”). The next day Esau and … (click to read more)

In the desert, Jacob dreamed of a ladder stretching between heaven and earth, with angels going up and down. In his dream, G-d promised to bless him with many descendants and divine favor. Jacob named this place Bethel. Arriving in ….