The Heroism of Tamar (Vayeshev)

“Judah could acknowledge his error without loss of face. It was from this episode that the Sages derived the rule…it is better to risk being thrown into a fiery furnace than to shame someone else in public.

It’s All About G‑d

“Joseph’s paradigm was the key to his positive outlook. Joseph saw himself as part of G‑d’s plan; he saw every situation as part of the plan. When you perceive the world from this perspective, every difficulty, hardship and challenge is positive. To Joseph, it was all about G‑d.