Lot’s Daughters: Parashat Devarim

Deuteronomy begins with a recap of Israel’s wandering in the wilderness and then some pointers about where to travel and what peoples to avoid. Always on the lookout for women hidden in the text, my eye caught the “descendants of Lot,” (the Ammonites and Moabites) who are mentioned several times in the second chapter. According to Genesis 19 these nations grow out of the union between Lot and his daughters. Read more…

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