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location Stamford, CT
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I am a teacher of Navi to 6th and 7th graders as well as a technology teacher to grades k-3 in a Jewish Day School in Stamford, CT. I am married and have four wonderful children who keep me on my toes.


Nov
18
answered Was King David also a Navi?
Nov
18
comment David and Jerusalem
I am still figuring out how to find the tags I want, but thank you for helping me out.
Nov
18
asked Why was Shlomo more worthy to build the Beis Hamikdash than David?
Nov
18
asked David and Jerusalem
Nov
17
answered Dovid haMelech and Amalek
Nov
17
comment Why “Moshe Moshe”?
Also Rashi (Vakira 46:2) Words of Frindship
Nov
17
awarded  Supporter
Nov
17
comment When did David Hamelech become king?
The account of this story in the Book of Chronicles backs up the Malbim on this point. Slowly after two years parts of Israel went to David, thus making him king over more and more of Israel, until Ish Boshet died when he became official king of all of Israel.
Nov
17
awarded  Student
Nov
17
asked איש אחד What does the Echad refer to and where else in the Tanch is it found?
Nov
17
comment All of Navi is in the Torah?
Another example is Elkana,Chana and Pnina in Shmuel Aleph, Perek Aleph is basically a repeat of Avraham, Sarah, and Hagar.
Nov
17
comment Why “Moshe Moshe”?
Thanks to everyone for adding my sources, next time I will include them in the answer.
Nov
17
awarded  Editor
Nov
17
revised Why “Moshe Moshe”?
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Nov
17
comment When did David Hamelech become king?
So in Shmuel 5.5 the math doesn't work. It tells us that David was king for 40 yrs. He was king in Hevron for 7.5yrs and in Jerusalem for 33yrs. Which is it 40yrs or 40.5yrs. The Rabbis teach that he was really king in Jerusalem for 32.5 yrs but in order to give honor to Jerusalem the number is rounded up in the text.
Nov
17
awarded  Teacher
Nov
17
answered Why “Moshe Moshe”?
Nov
17
answered When did David Hamelech become king?