The Role of Women in the BibleJuly 30 2020
The Bible challenged the traditional role of women in ancient society. It included a place for women to participate in every aspect of community life save only in the Temple priesthood.
Five Things About Esther That Nobody Talks AboutFebruary 19 2019
Purim is not complete without the reading of the story of Esther. She is one of the few, true heroines of the Tanach. But her story isn’t exactly as pretty as her face. It’s gritty and (unfortunately) relatable to readers who may have rocky histories of their own.
What Religion Was Jesus?April 27 2018
Did Jesus invent a new religion? The simple answer is that Jesus was a rabbi – a teacher of Judaism.
Jewishness and the TrinityApril 23 2018
Some claim that Jesus taught his followers to hate their mothers and fathesr. If true, that would obviously make Jesus an immoral and unethical teacher, since one of the Ten Commandments is to honor one’s parents. “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.” the Torah says in Exodus 20:12 NKJV.
Who's the Subject of Isaiah 53? You Decide!April 20 2018
Explore the passage of Jewish Scripture that the rabbis deemed too dangerous to keep in the regular synagogue calendar readings. Get the whole scoop on Isaiah 53.
The Messianic Time Table According to Daniel the ProphetApril 20 2018
More than any other book of the Hebrew Scriptures, the writings of the prophet Daniel confront us with evidence of the time of Messiah's coming.
The Three Branches of JudaismFebruary 19 2018
Here is an in-depth overview of the similarities, differences and changes over time between the three primary branches of Judaism: Orthodox, Conservative and Reform.
What Proof Do You Have That Jesus Is the Messiah?February 08 2018
The Scriptures tell us specific credentials to help us identify the Messiah. We believe the evidence speaks for itself. Find out for yourself!
Jesus' References to Old Testament ScripturesMay 16 2017
From start to finish, the New Testament contains quotations, references, allusions and paraphrases of the Old Testament. Many of those are found on the lips of Jesus himself in the Gospels.
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the WorldJanuary 09 2014
Tikkun olam has become a favorite Hebrew catch phrase for repairing the world. But this is not possible until our own hearts are repaired. Is there someone who can do that?
Kabbalah’s Best Kept Secret?February 09 2010
"God as a trinity? No way!" "We Jews don't believe in the idea of a divine incarnation!" For many Jews, these statements are givens. Or are they?
The New Testament: Contradictory or Consistent?August 15 2006
Some efforts to resolve various difficulties the Bible presents have been simplistic, naive or sometimes even seemingly desperate.
The Returning King: The “Two Messiahs” in ZechariahMay 01 2004
How can we reconcile the two very ways in which the Jewish Scriptures portray the Messiah?
The Mystery of the Passover CupMarch 01 2002
What does the Jewish Bible say about the Passover cup's symbolism and meaning? What blessing can be found in remembering the story of redemption? Read here.
Did Jesus teach his disciples to hate their parents?January 01 2000
Some claim that Jesus taught his followers to hate their mother and father. If true, that would obviously make Jesus an immoral and unethical teacher, since one of the Ten Commandments is to honor one’s parents. “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you,” the Torah says in Exodus 20:12.
A Comparison between Joseph and JesusJuly 01 1985
Discover the many parallels between Joseph (the son of Jacob and Rachel) and Jesus.
Baptism: Pagan or Jewish?July 01 1983
BINST GEVOREN A GOY! "You've become a Gentile!" We Jewish believers in Yeshua often encounter this accusation after we've been baptized.
Circumcision of the HeartMarch 01 1981
"A bris in the heart!" Sounds strange. Yet God Himself speaks of circumcision of the heart in the Jewish Scriptures.
What Happened When I Read a Forbidden BookJuly 04 1980
I was no longer able to discount the New Testament as “someone else’s religion,” for it spoke directly to the dry and barren areas of need in my life. My animosity toward Jesus had been replaced with respect, then love, and finally faith.