• June 15, 2024
  • 9 5784, Sivan
  • פרשת נשא

The Heroic & Tragic Story of King Yoshiyahu

The Heroic & Tragic Story of King Yoshiyahu

After the devastating 55-year reign of King Menashe, during which idolatry, murder and oppression ravaged the land of Judah, prophets declared that all was lost. “Thus says the Lord: I will bring evil upon this place and its inhabitants…My anger shall be kindled against this place, and it will not be extinguished.” And yet, young King Yoshiyahu refused to give up, embarking on a passionate lifelong mission to try to avert disaster. Join Rabbi Alan Haber as he explores why King Yoshiyahu ultimately failed and what went wrong.

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July 27, 2023 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Heroic & Tragic Story of King Yoshiyahu: The Heroic & Tragic Story of King Yoshiyahu
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After the devastating 55-year reign of King Menashe, during which idolatry, murder and oppression ravaged the land of Judah, prophets declared that all was lost. “Thus says the Lord: I will bring evil upon this place and its inhabitants…My anger shall be kindled against this place, and it will not be extinguished.” And yet, young King Yoshiyahu refused to give up, embarking on a passionate lifelong mission to try to avert disaster.

During the shiur we will use the 6-page handout – it will be shown on the screen so downloading is optional.  I’ll also show some maps and other things on the screen as necessary

Rabbi Alan Haber serves on the faculty of World Bnei Akiva’s Midreshet Torah V’Avodah and has taught at Nishmat, Matan, and YTA. He was one of the founders of Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim (MMY) serving as director for 16 years. A licensed professional tour guide, he has lectured widely in Israel and around the world and is a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and Yeshiva University.