Joseph and the Final Redemption

I was asked a good question;

“Joseph died twice. What is your take on this? The book ends with his death, sounds appropriate. Shemot starts with the brothers still alive although they could have died in the previous book, and Joseph dies again, prior to his brothers as we well know. The bothers provide the link between the books, fine.”

Joseph died once but his death is mentioned twice.

Genesis is Keter of Zeir Anpin and the last parasha is Malchut of Keter of Zeir Anpin. The whole genesis is related to the building of the Spiritual system with the 10 Sefirot. Joseph is Yessod and connects
us to Malchut. He was sent to Egypt, which is Malchut of Malchut of this world to control it and to initiate the process of the correction of the system until the coming of Mashiach.
With the words ‘Pakod Yifkod’, he mentions the final redemption.
וַיַּשְׁבַּע יוֹסֵף, אֶת-בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל לֵאמֹר: פָּקֹד יִפְקֹד
אֱלֹהִים אֶתְכֶם, וְהַעֲלִתֶם אֶת-עַצְמֹתַי מִזֶּה
And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, saying: ‘God will surely remember you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence.
In Hebrew “His bones” also means his essence, which is Yessod and the control over Malchut (That is why later Pharaoh went after the Israelites. They took Joseph’s bones/essence with them and Pharaoh felt without energy. Egypt could never recover from that loss)

In the beginning of Exodus we have the count of the 10 sons.. “And Joseph was in Egypt… Exodus 2:6 “And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls; and Joseph was in Egypt already.”
70 is mentioned again to point to the system of the world of action (Asiyah) with seven levels of 10 Sefirot each that was completed. 70 and 10 are connected to the final redemption. The second temple was destroyed 70 years after the first one with the 10 Martyrs paying for the sin of the brothers (selling their brother Joseph).
The 10 martyrs cleansed the sins of the “fathers” and started the process of the building toward the third and final temple.

In 1948, with the establishment of the state of Israel we started the last 70 years before “Pakod Yifkod” See more on this here: http://dailyzohar.com/?p=1430 and http://dailyzohar.com/?p=1002

The family of 70 souls, the brothers and Joseph, provide a link between the spiritual and physical worlds as well as a process of correction to the final redemption.

3 thoughts on “Joseph and the Final Redemption”

  1. NO.
    There could be several meaning to this term but here I see it as “Divorce is separating the light from the vessel”

    Hashem never divorce Israel. It is us who separate from him. When we do do negativity we create a space between us and Hashem.

    We have the Shechina always with us. When we are connected properly to the Light of the Creator, we reveal the light through the Shechina.
    Imagine an electronic circuit. The ground and all the components is the Shechina and all its beneficent. We are the consumer that need to connect the cable to the power and by that activate the circuit board, which is the Shechina.
    The Creator already gave us the tools and the system that we need to connect to him to draw the light with the 248 Mitzvoth and 365 mitzvoth to help us keep the light that we earn.

    The relationship is in our hand.

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