Judaism: Weekly Lecture on the Book of Judges: Chap. 12
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.
We are here once again with our weekly series of teachings of the Book of Judges:
- The People of Israel Striving for Leadership"
The Book of Judges describes the struggle of the Jewish People to establish their presence in the Promised Land after the death of Joshua, who led them in the conquest of the land and divided it among the tribes.
After his death, they were confronted by many enemies and had no central leader.