Issues 09:01 The Promised Child

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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It was winter and Shmuel the Cobbler had left Vaysechvoos to make the long journey to Warsaw. He knew the dangers of traveling at that time of year on unfenced roads. However, no one, not even the wisest man in all of Vaysechvoos, the Sage, could have anticipated the blinding blizzard that befell the cobbler. […]

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The Promised Child

A look at Isaiah’s prophecy regarding God himself dwelling among people.

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