Judaism: The Book of Judges, Chapter 8
Yehudah GlickThe writer is Director of Overseas Programming of Yeshivat Otniel, where he studied when it was established over 25 years ago and has an M.A. degree from Touro College. He made Aliyah to Israel with his family in 1974, is chairman of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation.
In the Book of Judges, the second book of Prophets in the Tanakh, the People of Israel strive to find leadership.
Moses died before they entered the Promised Land, Joshua led them in the battles to conquer it and then in allotting each tribe its portion of land.
Now they are beset by enemies and have no central, continuous leadership.
This week we are studying the chapter dealing with:
Gidon's Leadership at it's Peak - Judges chapter 8