Samuel
So you wanna be a King?

So you wanna be a King?

When Samuel the prophet, the judge and spiritual leader of all the tribes of Israel, grew old, he appointed his two sons to be judges. Unfortunately they were corrupt, and the elders of Israel feared for the future of the people. Out of...

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Why Do We Read About Amalek Before Purim?

Why Do We Read About Amalek Before Purim?

The Shabbat which immediately precedes the holiday of Purim is known as Shabbat Zachor, the Sabbath of remembering. In addition to the regular Torah reading, we read the verses commanding the Jews to remember what Amalek did to them when...

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