Toldot (תולדות | Family history)

Toldot (תולדות | Family history) Torah: Genesis 25:19-28:9 Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-2:7 Gospel: Matthew 10:21-38 The name Ya’akov (Jacob, יעקב) sounds like the Hebrew word for “heel (akev, עקב).” That’s the wordplay behind the verse that says, “Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel, so his...

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Jesus Is More All Right with Jews

Whether more Jews are accepting Jesus remains a matter of debate. But more American Jews seem to be increasingly accepting of other Jews who accept Jesus. A Pew Research Center study released in October reported that 34 percent of American Jews think believing Jesus is the Messiah is compatible with being Jewish....

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Hebrew in Greek

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 Persecuted – Matthew writes with Hebrew idioms, not Greek concepts.  Sometimes the difference between these two worldviews makes all the difference in our translations into English.  When it does,...

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Learn Hebrew In 2012

Zephaniah 3:9  For then will I restore to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one accord. Acts 26: 14  I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why… Aleph...

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