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Absalom

(ăb`səlŏm), in the Bible, son of David. He murdered his half-brother Amnon for the rape of their sister Tamar, and fled. No sooner was he reconciled with his father than he incited a rebellion in which he was killed by Joab and his armor-bearers. David's subsequent lament is recorded in Second Samuel. The form Abishalom is found in First Kings.

Absalom

flawlessly handsome. [O.T.: II Samuel 14:25]

Absalom

hair entangled in branches, he was left dangling. [O.T.: II Samuel 18:9]
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Absalom

conspires to overthrow father, David. [O.T.: II Samuel 15:10–18:33]

Absalom

kills half-brother, Amnon, for raping sister, Tamar. [O. T.: II Samuel 13:28–29]

Absalom

Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15--18)
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2011; Roberts, Williams, Lawrence, & Raphael, 1999; Danielson, Moffitt, Avshalom, & Silva, 1998; McCauley et al.
The program has welcomed the full spectrum of Israeli contemporary dance: a week of classes and open rehearsals with the contact--improv influenced, eco--conscious Vertigo Dance Company in 2011; a month in 2012 working with Talia Beck, rehearsal director of the highly theatrical Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company (an experience capped by a five--day stint with Pinto herself); a visit from Deborah Friedes Galili, founder of the Dance in Israel website, who lectured and taught Gaga to second--year BFA students; and a one--week residency with independent choreographer Idan Cohen in February 2013.
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They were due to perform three concerts in Israel next month in collaboration with Israeli musician Avshalom Farjun, who they described as a man who 'has worked to bridge divides between people through music for much of his life'.
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Avshalom Zoossmann-Diskin cited several dissertations in Israeli universities, noting that in Hellenic-Hasmonean times, proselytism was a common practice among Jews.
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