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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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Old Account Settled, Samuel Rebukes Saul
"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...
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The first discourse delivered by the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe after succeeding to the mantle of leadership in 1920. It was first heard in the midst of the bitter civil war that shook the cities of Russia in the aftermath of the 1917 Revolution and the F...
Recurring Motifs The conflict between Haman and Mordechai which led to the Purim miracle, was rooted in events that had occurred many centuries earlier. Haman traced his descent to Agag, King of Amalek. Targum Sheni on Esther 3:1. Mordechai and Esther wer...
“G-d will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.” -Beshalach 17:16 A Jew is to remember every day what Amalek did, and we are commanded to “blot out the memory of Amalek” (Ki Teitzei 25:19). Nowadays we cannot identify Amalek as a nation. But...
The “Men of the Great Assembly” ruled that the portionDevarim 25:17-19. “Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you came out of Egypt… you shall blot out the memory of Amalek” is to be publicly read on the Shabbos that precedes Purim.See Magen Avra...
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