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מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 322: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CVIII) In this shiur we will deal with Shevna and the significance of the prophet Yeshayahu's attitude toward him and his replacement. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 323: THe History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXIII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CIX) In this week's shiur we wish to examine King Chizkiyahu's reaction to the prophetic critique. Afterwards we will deal with Yeshayahu's prophecy to the people of Jerusalem prior to Sancheriv's invasion. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 324: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXIV) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CX) After having examined the reality in Jerusalem on the eve of the Assyrian invasion of the kingdom of Yehuda and the prophet's attitude toward Shevna who was over the house (apparently the individual who was responsible for the wretched situation in Jerusalem), we wish now to relate to Sancheriv's campaign. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 325: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXV) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXI) In the previous shiur we discussed Sancheriv's campaign in the plain of Yehuda and Chizkiyahu's surrender to him, which involved the payment of a heavy tax from the treasures of the house of God. It stands to reason that this levy did not satisfy Sancheriv. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 326: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXVI) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXII) In this shiur we will deal with the words of Ravshakeh as they are brought in II Melakhim 18:17. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 327: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXVII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXIII) Following Ravshakeh's remarks about Chizkiyahu's over-confidence in Egypt (the staff of broken reed), and about his complete removal of the bamot despite the people's desire to offer sacrifices at them, Ravshakeh continues with mocking words regarding the meager strength of the army of the kingdom of Yehuda. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 328: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXVIII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXIV) In the previous shiur we examined the words of Ravshakeh to the delegation sent by Chizkiyahu. In this shiur we will consider his words to the men the defending the city wall. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 329: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXXXIX) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXV) In the previous shiur, we related to Chizkiyahu's response to Ravshakeh's blasphemies, his going up to the house of God to pray, and his turning to the prophet Yeshayahu for instructions about what to do. In this shiur we will move on to Yeshayahu's response, to God's salvation, and to Chizkiyahu's reaction. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 330: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXL) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXVI) Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 331: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLI) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXVII) In the previous shiur we began to summarize the reign of Chizkiyahu. We dealt mainly with the perspectives on his kingdom presented by the prophets Yeshayahu and Yirmeyahu. In this shiur we intend to continue with our summation of his reign. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 332: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXVIII) In this shiur we will begin to examine the reign of King Menasheh. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 333: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLIII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXIX) To complete our examination of the reign of King Menashe, we wish to relate in this shiur to three issues. The first issue: In view of the fact that Menashe worshipped idols in the house of God, how did those who were faithful to the God of Israel worship God during this period? Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 334: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLIV) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXX) Menashe's son and heir was Amon. This is the way the book of Melakhim describes his reign: Amon was twenty and two years old when he began to reign; and he reigned two years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Meshulemet the daughter of Charutz of Yotva. And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, as did Menashe his father... Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 337: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLVII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXXIII) In the previous shiur we presented Prof. Yehoshua Grintz's arguments by way of which he rejects the claims put forward by Bible critics regarding the work of King Yoshiyahu. In this shiur we will address Prof. Grintz's position regarding the relationship between the discovery of the book of the Law and the purification of the land of idolatry. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 338: THe History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLVIII) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXXIV) In the previous shiur we presented Prof. Yehoshua Grintz's arguments by way of which he rejects the claims put forward by Bible critics regarding the work of King Yoshiyahu. In this shiur we will address Prof. Grintz's position regarding the relationship between the discovery of the book of the Law and the purification of the land of idolatry. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 339: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLIX) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXXV) As was mentioned earlier regarding the relationship between the accounts in the book of Melakhim and in the book of Divrei ha-Yamim, the book of Melakhim begins the story of Yoshiyahu's kingdom in the eighteenth year of his reign, with the sending of Shafan to Chilkiyahu the High Priest. The book of Divrei ha-Yamim describes a more gradual process: Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 340: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLX) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXXVI) In the framework of the attempts to eradicate idolatry that were undertaken by Yoshiyahu, the prophet spells out his actions in various places: Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 341: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLXI) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXXVII) In this shiur we wish to examine what happened to the ark in the days of Yoshiyahu. Mikdash - The Temple (Semester 12)
Rav Yitzchak Levy Lecture 335: The History of the Divine Service at Altars (CXLV) – The Prohibition of Bamot (CXXI) As was mentioned at the end of the previous shiur, according to the account in the book of Melakhim, the removal of idolatry from the house of God, from all parts of Jerusalem and from the altar in Bet-El, followed the discovery of the book of the Law and the making of a new covenant. Let us cite the entire passage:

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