THE MYSTERY OF SOLOMON'S WISDOM
- 25 min 34 sec
The rarest Haftarah chanted is read when Parashat Miketz is not on Hanukkah - as is the case this year for the first time in two decades. The Haftarah read in this unusual year is the story of Shelomo's brilliant solution to the dispute between two "zonot" over a single baby. We explore the text of the story carefully to discern what Shelomo heard - and understood - that led him to his great bluff and which exposed the treachery of the "faux-mere"