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Amalek, the Nation of

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Amalek, the Nation of: Biblical Canaanite nation descending from Esau's grandson, Amalek. Legendary foe of the Jewish people; the first nation to attack the Jewish people after the exodus from Egypt.
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"כי תצא למלחמה על איביך ונתנו ה' אלקיך בידך" “When you will go out to war against your enemies, and G‑d, your G‑d, will deliver them into your hand.” (21:10) QUESTION: Instead of “ki teitzei lamilchamah” — “when you will go out to war” — it should have sa...
Why do we have to "wipe out" Amalek and the Canaanites? Why administer capital punishment? Shouldn't G‑d's message be one of love?
If the Torah commands the Jewish people to wage an eternal war against the nation of Amalek, why aren’t you seeking out Amalekites to kill?
On the mitzvah to kill innocent Amalekite and Canaanite civilians and children
Did G‑d once not just promote, but command genocide, including women and children, even infants?
Rabbi David Abudraham (14th century, Spain) writes that there had been an earlier custom for children to draw a picture or write the name of Haman on wood or stones
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