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In Parshat Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27) we learn about the power of a truly epic speech. Judah’s monologue to Joseph changes the course of history — instead of falling into a future of despair and misery for the house of Jacob, Judah’s speech saves Benjamin and reunites the entire family. What was it about this speech that so drastically turned the tide of our history?


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