Chapter 6: The conquest of Jericho

Chapter 6: The conquest of Jericho   1. The siege of Jericho and instructions given: The city of Jericho was closed off [by its inhabitants[1]] without allowing anyone to enter or exit. Hashem instructs Yehoshua: Hashem told Yehoshua [through the angel Michael[2]] that he has handed him Jericho and its […]

Chapter 3: Crossing the Jordan

Chapter 3: Crossing the Jordan   1. The day before the crossing-The nation is instructed that they will travel and cross the Jordan: The Jewish people encamp by the Jordan river: Yehoshua woke up early in the morning, and the entire camp traveled from Shitim and arrived at the banks […]

Chapter 2: The spies in Jericho

Chapter 2: The spies in Jericho   1. Yehoshua sends spies to Jericho: Yehoshua sent two spies [i.e. Kalev and Pinchas] from the area called Shitim to spy the land and Jericho. Lodging in the home of Rachav: The spies traveled and arrived at the home of Rachav, who was […]

Supporting Jewish businesses-The obligation to do business with a fellow Jew [i.e. buying, selling, investments, hiring]:

Supporting Jewish businesses-The obligation to do business with a fellow Jew [i.e. buying, selling, investments, hiring]:[1]   The general law:[2] The verse[3] states “Vechi Timkaru Mimkar Leamisecha, Oa Kanah Miyad Amisecha Al Tono Ish Es Achiv/When you sell or purchase from your brother do not cheat him.” From this verse […]

Chapter 3: Asniel Ben Kenaz; Eihud and Eglon

Chapter 3: Asniel Ben Kenaz; Eihud and Eglon 1.      The nations who remained in Israel: The following are the names of the nations that Hashem let remain in Israel to challenge the Jewish people in the generation after the initial conquest, and to see if they would guard G-d’s commands. […]