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.
The Book of Samuel I can be called: "The People of Israel Preparing for Kingship"
It follows the Books of Joshua and Judges, the first concerned with conquering and dividing the Promised Land among the tribes and the second their attempts at governing and defending that land without a central leadership.
The Prophet Samuel, although he warns of pitfalls and negative results, anoints the first king of Israel in the book of his name.
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