Hall of Faith: Barak, the Unknown Soldier

Barak was a 12th-century BC ruler and Judge of Ancient Israel. As military commander in the biblical Book of Judges, Barak, with Deborah the prophetess, from the Tribe of Ephraim, defeated the Canaanite armies led by Sisera. The name Barak in the Bible means lightening. Barak was the son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali, Barak’s mother was from the […]

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