Home » Posts tagged 'Tenth of Tevet'
Tag Archives: Tenth of Tevet
Preview: Shofar blasts. Cities that are encircled, encamped against, besieged, and breached. A foreign family, known as the Rachavites/Rechavites, who live both within and yet beyond the city, earn praise for their virtue. Rescues by rope. Night-time escapes. Pursuit by the king’s men. The valley of Aravah. The environs of Yericho. Temple spoils. Entry into a land. Exile from a land.
What Biblical story contains all of these elements? Two stories, actually. Nor are these the only connections between them…