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Issachar

(ĭs`əkər), in the patriarchal narratives of the Bible, son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of one of the 12 tribes. The territory allotted to the tribe of Issachar at the time of the conquest extended along the west bank of the Jordan.
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Issachar

Old Testament
1. the fifth son of Jacob by his wife Leah (Genesis 30:17--18)
2. the tribe descended from this patriarch
3. the territory of this tribe
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Some people say we was stone heart people, that we never give a damn, but it wasn't like that, a true you don't know, we missed beloved ones, yeah, but a sacrifice we know we have to make, it was so fortunate--or say unfortunate?--that it had to be me as Issachar that would have to step forward for holding that seat.
See, for example, Benjamin Youngs to Union Village, OH, "Beloved Elder Ebenezer," after December 25, 1805, WRHS IV A 66; Letter from Lebanon, Ohio, to New Lebanon, March 19, 1806 (signed by the six Eastern Shakers then in the region, David Darrow, John Meacham, Daniel Moseley, Solomon King, Issachar Bates, Benjamin Youngs), Item 1048, Andrews Shaker Collection, Winterthur Library; David Darrow, Union Village, OH, to Mother, New Lebanon, NY, January 12, 1807, WRHS IV A 67.
Issachar Miron, composer of the ubiquitous song "Tzena Tzena," died January 29 at 95, according to a New York Times obituary published this week.
Issachar Joel (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1931), hereafter, JE; Pines English translation: The Guide of the Perplexed, with an introductory essay by Leo Strauss (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963), hereafter, PT; Kafih Hebrew translation with Arabic text: Moreh ha-Nevukhim, 3 vols.
But there is a coda: Paul Schmidgall and Ruth Kark conclude this collection with a sociological study of the settlements created in the 1960s and early 1970s by two separate German pietistic groups, the Emma Berger Society (Bethel) and Maon Issachar (Freie Christenge-meinde Schorndorf) in the small town of Sichron Yaa-kov south of Haifa.
259-271 (selections from Martin Buber, Andre Schwartz-Bart, Jacob Glatstein, Yoel Teitelbaum, Issachar Teichthal, Judah Magnes, Martin Buber, Zvi Elimelekh Herzberg, and Arthur Hertzberg)
When King David gathered his forces to establish his kingdom we are told about the training, weaponry and fighting skills of the tribes that joined him, except for one tribe, Issachar. Of their 200 leaders it is simply said that they "understood the times and knew what Israel should do." Surely, this is our greatest challenge as Presbyterians today.
It must be pointed out that contemporary Zimbabwe is analogous to the past times when ancient Israel was served by 'men of Issachar', that is men who understood the times and knew what Israel should do (1 Chronicles 12:32).
Miriam Rodriguez for typing the manuscript and to Rabbi Issachar Frand of Baltimore, Maryland, for providing the reference material.
(78) See 1 Chronicles 7:4 (implying that polygamy may have been common at that time amongst the tribe of Issachar).
(67.) Cf Issachar Rosen-Zvi, You Are Too Soft!: What Can Corporate Social Responsibility Do for Climate Change?, 12 MINN.
2219, 2222 (1989) (arguing for a single non-bifurcated theory of constitutional procedure);see also Issachar Rosen-Zvi & Talia Fisher, Overcoming Procedural Boundaries, 94 VA.