Why did Ya’akov not trust Yosef’s word? Why did he also request an oath? Also: Why doesn’t Rashi accept the commentaries explanation, that Yakov wanted an oath to preempt what Pharoh is going to say? What is the difference between an oath and a promise? What does it mean when Hashem takes an oath? Why… Read more »


A sequel to Part 1: A basic introduction explaining the first Maamor (discourse) of the Rebbe, in 5711 (1951) which set the agenda for our generation.