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Section: Questions   Category: Chumash
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Chumash - yosef hatzadik's bones
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rabbi Shaul Rosenberg
Answer: Although you are right that the bodies of the righteous do not decay, the Shach explains , that Yosef specifically asked that his flesh should decay as an atonement for indulging in the pleasures of this world - when he curled his hair when he was younger and his indulgence while he was viceroy of Egypt.
posted:2013-01-03 01:30:02

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