Torah

The Hebrew text of Exodus says that we saw the voice of God at Sinai. Rabbis interpret this visual manifestation as God’s words dividing into 70 langu...

The Passover elements symbolize God’s character and have formed Jewish identity for generations by retelling the story of our liberation from Egypt.

The Bible challenged ancient culture and included a place for women to participate in every aspect of life except the Temple priesthood.

The idea of a God being a three-in-one unity actually has its roots in foundational Judaism.

When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he’s saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry ou...

From start to finish, the New Testament contains quotations, references, allusions and paraphrases of the Old Testament (what we call the Tanakh). Man...

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,...

We live in a world that is largely dependent on agreements, pacts and treaties to keep some order. Eventually the terms are compromised in some way. Y...

Whatever else may be in question, we all agree that in the Jewish religion there is only one God. Yet there is disagreement as to the origin of Jewish...

The young Jewish man asked, Do you really have an Orthodox Jewish background?” When I replied in the affirmative, he looked at me incredulously and wa...

“Between God and man stands no one—not God-man, not angel, not advocate. Nor is intercession or intervention required. As nothing comes between soul a...

The near sacrifice of Isaac is an unusual biblical story that has drawn much attention over the centuries from both rabbinic and messianic readers.

Although they lived centuries apart, comparing the lives of Joseph and Jesus reveals some striking parallels.

“A bris in the heart!” Sounds strange. Yet God Himself speaks of circumcision of the heart in the Jewish Scriptures.

“May your name be inscribed in the Book of Life” is the most common greeting for the Jewish New Year season. From the time of Moses onward, the roll c...

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