Parsha in Depth VayeishevAt first glance, the brothers’ sale of Yosef looks like a terrible sin, so it takes a deeper focus to understand what was really going on. Though the brothers’ judgment was definitely skewed by jealousy, it was calculated based on halacha, and not an act of pure revenge.
But even if we can understand the brothers, how can we understand Yaakov’s suffering? If the brothers wouldn’t reveal the truth to him, why didn’t HASHEM?
The answer is an inspiring message familiar to Shmuz fans: HASHEM gives tremendous power to man.
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