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Judaism

1. Read Genesis chapters 37 – 47 (you may skip Chap 38, which is tangential)
As you read, look for Motifs we have seen from earlier events in Genesis
*Motif – a recurring theme in the text
Write an example or two from the Joseph story of
Garment motif
Sibling Rivalry motif
Deception motif
2. Watch these two sequences from the musical 'Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' by Andrew Lloyd Weber
Compare this modern day Midrash on the story with the Text in Genesis (through close up Text Detective reading)
In both scenes, what ways does Weber alter the text, to create this more contemporary telling of the tale? Note details for each.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNn1iw2N8No Brothers tell of Joseph’s demise
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SyC04sdbBs Potifar and Wife

Of course you are welcome to watch the whole Musical if you are so inclined (approx. one hour)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnPClWznEY4 full film, watch from 7:00 – 1:07 min
(this film has subtitles in another language, but it is the most easily accessible copy available)
3. Tu Bishvat - this week's holiday
From our Tu Bishvat 'seder' experience in class,
what does the name of the holiday indicate?
What are 3 different reasons or aspects of celebrating this holiday?
(if you missed class, or need some reminders, try the Dosick textbook p 155-156)

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Alhandro K
School: UIUC

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1. Stones are a typical motif in some scriptural accounts. For instance, the story of Jacob, in
the Book of Genesis, as often as possible alludes to them. The principal stone pillar at Bethel
was set up by a lying and tricky Jacob who confided in his own minds and quality. The last
stone pillar at Bethel is set up by a Jacob who has learned modesty, trust, and reliance on
God. Jacob's trust in God is proclaimed one last time through this "stone" symbolism. On his
deathbed, as he is favoring his child Joseph, Jacob alludes to God as "the stone of Israel". In
this way by following the "stone" motif in the story of Jacob we cannot just find huge bits of
knowledge into the identity of Jacob, yet we can find the message of how God changes an
independent man into one who relies upon Him.
2. The Narrator draws a school audience over and again int...

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