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King David

The King of Israel, about whom we sing, "David, King of Israel, is eternally alive;" representing the fact that he was promised a dynasty of kingship...

Esther

The Jewish Queen of Persia, the heroine of the Purim story, who risked her life by appearing uninvited in the throne-room of...

Yirmiyahu

A Prophet, who on the timeline of Jewish History, prophesied in the time of King Yoshiahu, who ruled over the Kingdom of Yehudah from...

Mussar

Mussar refers to a moral movement, based on the study of traditional ethical literature. Probably the classic text in “Mussar” is “Pirkei Avot”, Ethics of the Fathers...

Yeshayahu

The Prophet Isaiah, considered by Chazal as the greatest of the prophets, after Moshe. He prophesied during the reign of the four Judean Kings Uzziah...

Ma’arat Hamachpeila

The Cave of the Patriarchs - "Ma'arat Hamachpeila " means a double cave because its hidden twin caves are the burial place of four "pairs" of important Biblical couples...

Ruth

Our story begins in the Land of Israel, during the Period of the Rule of the Judges, leaders of the Jewish People who preceded the Kings, towards the beginning of...

Yehudah

Yehudah is the fourth son of Yaakov and Leah. His mother, who is less-loved than her sister and co-wife, Rachel...

Mordechai

The hero of the Purim story, who risked his life by refusing to bow to the evil Haman, who would go on to formulate a genocidal plot against the...

Mishkan

Sanctuary, or Portable Temple. This was the first institutionalized mechanism for the presence of God on earth...