Almah: Virgin or Young Maiden?
Author: Zhava Glaser

The identity of the mother of Immanuel in Isaiah 7:14 has been a subject of debate over the centuries: Was the prophet Isaiah speaking of a virgin or not?

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Today’s Rituals: Reminders or Replacements?
Author: Zhava Glaser

Very few Jews have the courage to talk about the most important subject in the Jewish religion: that is, the question of the Temple, the high priest, the altar and the place of sacrifice. Gershon Salomon is a man of such courage. This 53-year-old scholar is the...

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Jesus and the Role of Women
June 1, 1988
Topics: women's issues
Author: Zhava Glaser

Jesus cared for those who were wrongfully marginalized, including women. Find out how the role of women changed from Old Testament to New Testament times, and how Jesus responded.

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Talmudic Derivations
February 1, 1988
Author: Zhava Glaser

The Torah The five books of the Pentateuch, which were given to Moses on Mount Sinai. The Oral Torah According to tradition, the Oral Torah was given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai. Moses handed it down to Joshua, Joshua to the Elders, the Elders to the Prophets, and...

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The Chain
Author: Zhava Glaser

Seventeen pairs of eyes looked to me to teach them the Hebrew language as I continued the chain of tradition. I grew up in Argentina, but I felt that I was a member of a worldwide Jewish community. Yet I had a particular perspective of what it meant to be Jewish. I...

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It’s Always Time For Evangelism
September 1, 1979
Author: Zhava Glaser

Everyone else had gone to hand out tracts, but I had stayed behind to take care of some administrative work. At lunch time, I took a stroll to a nearby fried-chicken stand. I almost forgot I was still wearing the Jews for Jesus T-shirt I had planned to wear while...

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