Genesis 47:28 – 50:26

Genesis chapter 47, verse 28 to chapter 50, verse 26

Torah For Today

(scenarios) What would you do?

  1. Your friend is about to move away. She asks you to take care of a garden she planted in a park. You promise her you will. Once she moves away, what do you do?
  2. Have you ever lost someone close to you? How do you remember them and honor their memory?
  3. You and your best friend were going to work on a project together for school. In the end he did the project himself, leaving you high and dry. He later realizes he hurt you and asks for your forgiveness. What do you do?


What Does This Parshah Mean to Me?

  1. What do you think a blessing is?
  2. Do you think that Jacob was right in pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of each of his sons?
  3. Why do you think it was so important for both Jacob and Joseph to want to have their final resting place be in Canaan?
  4. Do you think that the brothers were justified in being afraid of Joseph?
  5. Why do you think it was important for Jacob to tell his sons what he did before he died?