After the Cohanim, Priests, ruled from Shiloh assisted by various Judges, Samuel the Prophet transitioned the Jewish People into a Kingdom, first under King Saul and then anointed King David. King David established the Capital in Jerusalem where his son, King Solomon, built the Holy Temple to G-d. That's a very abridged version of the very complex Jewish History.
For the past few years I've been inviting women to join me to celebrate Rosh Chodesh, the beginning of each Jewish Month by praying together at Tel Shiloh, where Biblical Chana prayed for a son. Each month I discover something new.
The Ancient Shiloh walls, weren't just outer walls. In those days, the walls were complex buildings, with rooms, apartments, storage rooms and more. A place like Shiloh would have dormitories for the student priests, apartments for the permanent residents and "hotel" rooms for the visitors who had come for Holidays and prayers.
Next month's women's Rosh Chodesh Nissan Prayers will be:
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PS I was recently interviewed. If you'd like to watch/listen, here it is: