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NACH 21 – Melachim 1 – Lesson 01 (Clip) – Dovid HaMelech’s Histalkus (Passing) on Shabbos

Speaker: Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld z”l.
Shlomo HaMelech (King Solomon) was crowned while his father, Dovid HaMelech (King David), was still alive. A question of Torah law arises when Dovid HaMelech is nistalek (passes away) on Shabbos, when it is forbidden to move a dead body.
How the expression “Better to be a live dog than a dead lion” alludes to the fact that tefilas chatzos (the midnight prayer) counteracts negative forces.
How Dovid HaMelech‘s histalkus on Shabbos can strengthen our faith that a tzaddik never abandons Am Yisrael (the People of Israel).

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