UNPACKED – Entering the Promised Land Ancient Israelites in Canaan
On this week’s episode of “The Jewish Story Explained,” we’re digging deep into the nitty gritty of the Hebrews’ entry into the Promised Land and the first few hundred years back in Canaan.
Trying to figure out what it meant to be a nation — without Moses to guide them — was far from easy.
Despite the best efforts of the judges, who governed the people in Canaan, some of the stories from this early period are so horrific they could have been lifted straight from a “Game of Thrones” episode.
However, there are also accounts of women taking one for the team and saving the day.