The Characters You Do Not Know

The Characters You Do Not Know

By Ari Neuman
Culling the lessons from and exploring the stories of the minor characters in Tanach. You may recognize their names, but do you know anything about them?
Who was Elisheva?
Who was Elisheva? We are briefly introduced to her in Exodus 6:23 as the woman who marries Aharon HaKohen, but the Rabbis highlight how important she was for the success of her family and children. She was at the center of much celebration and mourning, join me to uncover the story and lessons of Elisheva!
08:45
March 27, 2020
Who was Devorah - Rebekah's Nurse?
Who was Devorah - Rebekah's Nurse? Come learn about the nanny who helped raise Rebekah, and maybe even Jacob and Esav. Discover how the Rabbis understand our brief introduction to Rebekah's nurse and how it reflects upon Rebekah eimainu herself.  
11:11
March 23, 2020
Who was Oholiav?
In the building of the Tabernacle we are introduced to some new characters. Most people spend the time learning about the head architect - Betzalel. But the Torah mentions a second character that often gets overlooked - Oholiav B. Achisamach. Who was he? What did he contribute? Why was he chosen to help Betzalel? To find out tune into The Characters You Do Not Know: Who was Oholiav B. Achisamach?
08:35
March 20, 2020
Who Was Tzolofchad?
The Conservation of Biblical Characters and how linguistic parallels and thematic parallels help Hazal discover the story of Tzolofchad.
08:58
March 17, 2020
Who was Nun?
His name is familiar even to youngsters who study the bible, but most of us know nothing about him. Did he have any influence on who Yehoshua turned out to be? Where is he in the Exodus story? Why doesn't he ever show up?
08:25
March 16, 2020