Mikeitz – Practicing Tough-Love

Why does Joseph torment his brothers, shaming them, imprisoning some of them, planting ‘stolen’ booty on them? Similarly, why do bad things sometimes happen to good people? The truth is that everything occurs for a reason. It’s called tough love. Through their momentary suffering the brothers did Teshuva. Through our own trials and tribulations we are experiencing G-d’s ‘tough love’