Historians agree, Jesus was a first-century teacher of Judaism, a rabbi. But then what kind of Judaism did Jesus teach?
Many of the prophecies that Jesus fulfilled happened during Passover and are related to the holiday. Here are five.
Many see a historical error among the accounts of Jesus’ life in the New Testament. Was his famous last supper a Passover Seder or not?
These holidays share a lot more than people realize. In ritual and tradition they differ. But in history and meaning they’re deeply linked.
Scripture says the Messiah will keep and teach Torah. If Jesus didn’t, then faith in him would be wrong. But what did he really do and teach?
Is the Birth of Jesus Based on the Legends of Caesar? Similarities between the stories raise surprising parallels and striking differences.
A miracle on the Feast of Tabernacles and how the Jewish holiday points to great joy for the future.
Despite the common misperception, Jesus was Jewish—a first-century rabbi from Israel who challenged his people to turn to the God of their fathers.
The Passover elements symbolize God’s character and have formed Jewish identity for generations by retelling the story of our liberation from Egypt.
There are many reasons why the majority of Jewish people don’t recognize Jesus as Messiah—some are cultural, some historical, and some religious.
For Jesus, the Hebrew Scriptures were the key by which he understood his vocation and life. We’ve gathered the 40 most striking prophecies about him.
Why does Jesus ignore this Gentile woman’s cries for help, tell his disciples that he won’t help anyone who’s not Jewish, then seem to insult her?
The historical record is very clear. Jesus did exist. So, how did his existence come to be questioned by so many modern people?
The New Testament throughout shows that Jesus is indeed the “Mighty God” who has come among us as a human being. Jesus does things only God can do, su...
Scholars and theologians debate the particular kind of Judaism Jesus represented, but it was Judaism nonetheless. There was, as yet, nothing called “C...
Jesus remains an enigma to many Jewish people, who might see him as a rabbi, a rebel, or a false prophet.
The New Testament says from the first page that it’s the story of the Jewish Messiah, the Son of David and Son of Abraham.
Isaiah 53 has been a controversial passage within the Jewish community for centuries—some think it speaks of the Messiah, others think it’s about Isr...
One of the popular myths about Judaism is that there is no place in Jewish thought for the idea that someone can die for the sins of another person, y...
What did Yeshua (Jesus) claim to be—Messiah, as powerful as God, God himself, atonement? What didn’t he claim to be, and what decision do we all need ...
The Scriptures tell us specific credentials to help us identify the Messiah and recognize imposters. Let’s take a look at them together.
From start to finish, the New Testament contains quotations, references, allusions and paraphrases of the Old Testament (what we call the Tanakh). Man...
Did Jesus celebrate a Passover Seder similar to what I grew up with? Should his followers today be remembering this event in a “more Jewish” way?
In the synagogue on Rosh Hashanah, it is traditional to recite the Akedah, the story in Genesis 22 of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his only son,...