Shoftim: Different Models of Leadership

Posted by Nechama Goldman Barash on August 22, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Shoftim

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What is the ideal model of leadership and what does God expect from the king? This week we will look at the institution of monarchy as it appears in the Torah portion of Shoftim and compare it to the request for monarchy that appears in the book of Samuel.

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About Nechama Goldman Barash

Nechama Goldman Barash made aliyah from Philadelphia over 20 years ago after graduating from Stern College. She studied for three years in Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute and finished a master’s degree in Talmud at Bar-Ilan University. She is a graduate of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha program and has been certified to teach brides before their weddings, as well as qualifying as a sex educator through Yahel and the Eden Center. She also studied for three years in Matan's advanced halakha program, Hilkhata. She teaches contemporary halakha and Talmud at Matan and Pardes, as well as Talmud and women and halakha in Torah V'Avodah (TVA), a Bnei Akiva gap year program based in Matan. She is an active member of Beit Hillel and participates in interfaith dialogue through Roots, based in Gush Etzion, close to where she lives with her family. She is currently working on a book dealing with matters of gender and halakha. Contact: nechamabarash@gmail.com

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