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Caught By the Throat
Kabbalah demonstrates how the circulatory and respiratory systems manifest spiritual channels.
The sale of Joseph to a passing caravan was the beginning of the Egyptian exile, for it eventually led to Jacob's entire family settling in Egypt where they were later enslaved. Since the Egyptian exile is the prototype for all subsequent exiles and for all states of spiritual exile, understanding its details is prerequisite to understanding the dynamic and flow of spiritual life.
Dreams of Peace
Joseph and his brothers all envisioned themselves as the masters of peace
Joseph's brothers knew that both Abraham and Isaac had two sons and that the unworthy son had to be sent away. They similarly perceived Joseph as the unfit contender in their generation. They thus considered it their sacred duty to eliminate Joseph from the picture.
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