5779 – Shabbat Zachor: The Attack of Amalek

Posted by Michael Hattin on March 11, 2019
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Vayikra, Torah, Vayikra (Leviticus), Shabbat Zachor

Amalek’s assault on the newly-freed people of Israel looms large in our collective Biblical memory. Why did Amalek attack and why did the Torah demand that we preserve that memory forever?

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About Michael Hattin

Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute. You can find books written by Michael by clicking here For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.

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