[Avodah] Haman and Amaleik

Jay F Shachter jay at m5.chicago.il.us
Sun Feb 24 11:07:17 PST 2013

> AMD, if it is possible to pick out Amaleiqim beruach haqodesh, does
> this mean that if Eliyahu haNavi were to see a baby that happened to
> be from Amaleiq, he would be mechayev to kill her?

The mitzva is to destroy the entire nation.  He would not be obliged
(assuming, arguendo, that he is alive, and thus obligated in mitzvoth)
to kill him/her, unless, in so doing, he would be completing the
destruction of the entire nation.

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