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Monday, 22 November 2010 14:17
Parsha Classes Vayeshev.
The second dream.
The second dream of Yosef was about the heavens, involved Yaakov also and seems to follow the first dream. It reflects what would happen to them in Egypt on various levels.
The mysticism is that in order to order to reach the higher level one must first engage birurim which is the lower level (first dream).
This class includes Maasei Hahsem, Alshich, Abarbanel, Likutei Sichos vol. 3 and a maaamrt from the Ater rebbe on Likutei Torah Tzav.
The story of Yehuda and Tamar is (according to many the source of the idea of reincarnation in Torah). A discussion on reincarnation.
40-43. Yosef is forgotton.
The Sar Hamashkim's (the butler's) forgetting Yosef has to with faith and trust.