Amalek and the Yetzer Hara: HaRav Nachman Kahana on Parashat Yitro 5774
Rabbi Nachman Kahana
BS”D Parashat Yitro Last week’s parasha (Beshalach) ends with the limited defeat of Amalek at the hands of the first Jewish army, under the command of Yehoshua Bin Nun, as the Torah relates (Shemot 17,13):
ויחלש יהושע את עמלק ואת עמו לפי חרב:
And YehoshuaweakenedAmalek and his nation bythe sword.