Road to Kingship
Rabbi David Silber / March 30, 2020
Class series, Fall 2019. An exploration of the Samson story, the last 5 chapters of the Book of Judges, and Megillat Ruth as a prelude to the Book of Samuel. These sessions will include a survey of attitudes towards monarchy and the centralization of human authority in other biblical texts- both narratives and biblical poetry.
Rabbi David Silber
David Silber is the founder and dean of Drisha Institute for Jewish Education in New York and Israel. Rabbi Silber received ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is a recipient of the Covenant Award, for excellence in innovative Jewish education, and is the author of A Passover Haggadah: Go Forth and Learn (Jewish Publication Society 2011) and For Such a Time as This: Biblical Reflections in the Book of Esther (Koren Publishers 2017). He is also a nationally acclaimed lecturer on the Bible. Rabbi Silber is married to Dr. Devora Steinmetz. They have eight children and live in New York City. Click here to access other recorded classes by David Silber.