c 1052 BCE- The Jews were defeated by the Philistines and 30,000 soldiers were slaughtered. The Philistines captured the Ark of the Covenant, killing Hophni and Phinehas, two sons of Eli, the High Priest who died of shock when he heard the news (1 Samuel 4:1-18).  The Tabernacle at Shiloh was destroyed.

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שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Yom Shabbat, 7 Elul, 5778

Saturday, August 18, 2018

 

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