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Marc Chagall Judah Judah is the fourth son of Leah. The episode of the "Selling of Joseph" is the first time Judah reveals his leadership, by preventing the killing of the brother by brothers. This leadership is opposed to the impotence of Reuben the firstborn, and the "Leader by birth". We see Judah's fitness for kingship during the quest to Egypt. It becomes clear to Jacob, that In the future, Judah will father the Kingdom of David.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in the Chagall state hall...
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in the Chagall state hall ahead of a special session of the Israeli parliament, or Knesset, in Jerusalem, on March 18, 2008. German Chancellor Angela Merkel was to address Israel's parliament today as she wrapped up a solidarity visit 60 years after the Jewish state was founded following the Nazi Holocaust. SEBASTIAN SCHEINER/AFP/Getty Images)