Joseph was always Jacob’s favorite, the son his beloved wife Rachel. Rabbi Reiss says after Rachel’s death Jacob substitutes Joseph as an “object of his special affection.” In this comic we imagine that once Jacob believes Joseph dead, Benjamin becomes the object of Jacob’s special affection.

Meanwhile, back in Egypt, Joseph decides to have a bit of savagely cruel fun at the expense of his father and siblings. – SHABBAT SHALOM! – a & s