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By Steven Pruzansky

In its money owed of victories and defeats, conquests and liberation, the sordid stories of religious corruption, and the relentless fight to keep up a Jewish nation within the face of implacable enemies, the ebook of Shoftim reads like state-of-the-art headlines.

In the sixty years of contemporary Jewish statehood, there was a notable - even though unsurprising - recurrence of virtually everyissue tackled via the judges of their time: international enemies, incessant terror, asymmetrical conflict, the position of ladies in public life,intermarriage, converts, faith and country, pluralism, international relations, and for peace, and a less than perfect - and infrequently grievously unsuitable - leadership.

Learn how Jews of precedent days guided via the divine knowledge of the Torah overcame strife, disunity, or even civil battle, and the way the fashionable kingdom of Israel serves as the same bridge among the exile and the recovery of the trustworthy Torah nation with the monarchy of King David s descendants. Rabbi Pruzansky at once confronts the arguable concerns within the public area this present day, and uncovers the key to fashionable Jewish governance. Judges for Our Time exhibits in actual fact how the ebook of Shoftim is profoundly appropriate to our era.

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