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Bathsheba: (a) (9th century BCE) Originally married to Uriah the Hittite. Married King David after Uriah's death. Mother of King Solomon. (b) A common Jewish name.
David and Bathsheba, The Poor Man's Lamb, Birth of Solomon, Capture of Rabbah
Eve, Sarah, Rachel, Miriam, Batsheva . . . From the outside, the women of the Bible appear to play only a supportive role in a drama dominated by men; from the inside emerges a very different story . . .
In five instances, the Torah describes the phenomenon of love at first sight: in the love of Adam for Eve, of Rebecca for Isaac, of Jacob for Rachel, of David for Abigail, and of David for Bathsheba. These five, in their historical order, are descending e...
For an informed reading of I Kings 1:1-31
As David had many sons, there was going to be a need to clarify who would be the heir to David’s throne.
A biblical history of the Jews
King David: The Later Years
The events of King David’s later years, starting with the famous story of his relationship with Bathsheba. We also learn of the rebellion of his son Absalom. The class ends with the anointing of David’s 12-year-old son Solomon as his successor.
King David is one of the most well-known figures in Jewish history. His life was filled with much happiness and much pain. He is known by many titles: David the conqueror, David the pious man, David the sweet singer, David the shepherd and David the penit...
King Solomon was the third king of Israel, who ruled Israel for 40 years and, while ushering peace and properity in his era, built the First Holy Temple.
A commentary on the haftarah of Chayei Sarah
The Jewish dynasty started with Abraham, but must go through Isaac and his son, Jacob. Everyone who comes from Abraham through Isaac and Jacob is intrinsically Jewish.
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