The name of the biblical tribe of murderers, the arch-rivals of ancient Israel, has been much discussed in the wake of October 7. Is that appropriate?
Does the Master of the Universe accept the crown we offer him?
Why is the Lord so adamant about obliterating Amalek, and why does He make His intentions known?
The miracle of the Jews and the existence of Jew-hatred go hand in hand.
“May his name be obliterated.”
May God avenge their blood.
Rational and irrational hatred.
God wanted all of Amalek dead. Saul thought he knew better. What happened next?