king david

Nathan the Prophet

Best-known to us as King David's prophet, Nathan should perhaps better be known as the man who ensures Solomon's rise to the throne of Israel.

God, Open My Lips

The prefatory verse of the Amidah reminds us that while prayer is mostly written in the language of 'we,' it yearns to be experienced in the language of 'I.'

Fourteen Things You Need to Know About King David

The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!

What Texts Do We Read on Shavuot?

Special scriptural readings for the Festival of Weeks.

The Many Faces of King David

Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king

King Solomon & His Kingdom

Solomon the Wise, one of King David's three sons, built a truly organized and centralized monarchy.