Parshat Vayeshev has the form of a Greek tragedy. Judaism is the opposite of tragedy. It tells us that every bad fate can be averted and that despair is never justified; today’s curse may be the beginning of tomorrow’s blessing.
As my kids showed up and got bigger, we tried to find ways to make an already exciting holiday even more awesome. There were the present scavenger hunts, which involved me making up six or seven clues that weren’t too hard and weren’t too easy and then hiding them all over the house.
To eliminate the diversity immigrant visa program due to the crimes of a few would be a great disservice to the many worthy innocent immigrants who rely on the program for a chance at the American dream