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Study Torah With Us!
August 28, 2013

You may have seen our weekly Torah portion whirlwind YouTube channel, Parsha in 60 seconds, but have you gotten a chance to read the commentaries from our friend, Rabbi Glenn Harris? It takes longer than a minute, but is well worthwhile! Both are available in the Judaica section of our website under "Parsha." Check out […]

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Parsha Nitavim-Vayyelech (Deuteronomy 29:9 – 31:30)
August 26, 2013
Author: Glenn Harris

  Stand and Affirm! Nitzavim-Vayyelech (Those Taking a Stand / And He Went) Deuteronomy 29:9 – 31:30 Rabbi Glenn The parashot for this week (two of them) are entitled Nitzavim, a word meaning “Those taking a stand” and Vayyelech, meaning “And he went”. The word used for “stand” is different from the common Hebrew verb for […]

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Parsha Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17)
July 29, 2013
Author: Glenn Harris

Re’eh(“See!”) Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Rabbi Glenn   The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Re’eh (“See!”) and takes us from Deuteronomy 11:26 through 16:17. This reading consists of commandments governing everything from worship to dietary prohibitions; from finances to festivals. It also contains a series of warnings, principally that we not imitate the horrific practices of […]

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About Torah Observance
November 11, 2005
Author: Rich Robinson

It’s been a long time coming but The Messianic Movement: A Field Guide for Evangelical Christians from Jews for Jesus is finally in print. One of the eleven chapters explores Torah observance among Jewish believers in Jesus. (We’ve slightly abbreviated it here for space considerations.) Torah observance is a “hot button” for many as it […]

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Is Jesus Who He Said He Was?
October 1, 2005

Consider this: Tanach Jesus Paul The Law “Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.” (Psalm 119:97) “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” (Matthew 5:17) “So then, the law is holy, […]

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Torah
March 1, 1994

Here we find the casting of the sacred lot, the defruited branches of the family tree thundering back into life. From nothing comes the stuff of stars— a man walking naked on red earth, the goat-shaped and jawless one smiling as love leaves the garden, sweat sweetening the land, ones’ second born dead in the […]

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The Many Ways We Publish Glad Tidings
February 1, 1989
Author: Moishe Rosen

Our primary purpose is to communicate God’s salvation through Christ, but we hope you won’t consider this Jews for Jesus Newsletter gospel literature! We print the Newsletter as educational and inspirational material for those who already believe in Yeshua as the only Savior. Through it we hope to form a bond with God’s people so […]

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The Torah of God: Road Back or Road Block? A Look at Law in Judaism and Christianity
November 1, 1988
Author: Alan Shore

Through the centuries, one of the major areas of misunderstanding between the Jewish and Christian faiths has been the issue of the nature and role of the Torah as revelation from God. Judaism, on one hand, insists that no revelation supercedes that of the Torah revealed to Moses on Mt. Sinai. Some Christians, on the […]

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The Authority of the Torah and the Authority of Jesus
January 1, 1986

Sholem Asch stated (see Jesus in Jewish Art) that in his view, the authority of Yeshua was only for the gentiles because the Jewish people were already under the authority of the Torah. The dogma that the Torah is unchangeable, and forever binding to the Jewish people is commonplace in Orthodox Judaism. (The doctrine is […]

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The Torah: God’s Indestructible Book: But It Can Be Broken
September 1, 1980

When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the original Torah of God in his hands, he found out that his people had broken one of its commandments. For the Torah he held in his hands said, Thou shalt not make unto thee…any manner of likeness, of any thing that is…in the earth…Thou shalt not […]

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Varied Jewish Thoughts on Torah

When Moses was on high, he found the Holy One decorating the Torah’s letters with coronets. He asked the meaning of this, and the Holy One said, After many generations, a man by the name of Akiba will expound heaps and heaps of laws on each of these tittles.” Moses went and sat down behind […]

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Torah, the Best Merchandise

Once upon a time a ship carrying merchants and merchandise sailed over the sea, and among the passengers was a great scholar. The merchants began to converse about the wares which they carried with them, and what they intended to buy. Finally they asked the scholar what merchandise he had, and he answered: I carry […]

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