The Jewish Studies Blog

There are tools that are needed to mine the depths of the biblical texts. There are also many perspectives that enrich our study, like the perspective of first century Judaism. This site is one of those rare resources that provides both tools and perspective for the serious student of Scripture.

– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

What Is This That God Has Done To Us?

They “trembled to one another” Last time, we were watching the brothers during their first meeting with Joseph. We saw that right away they felt the connection between this meeting and the…

Visible And Invisible

The Long-Awaited Meeting    We continue our journey through this gripping and passionate Bible story: the story of Joseph and his brothers. The day has finally come, the long-awaited moment has arrived…

From Prison To Palace: The Unknown Details

Two Years of Days The next section of Joseph’s saga begins at the end of two full years – when Pharaoh dreamed. However, there is a slight difference when read in Hebrew:…

The Lord Was With Joseph

His Master Saw…  We are back to Joseph’s saga. “The Lord was with Joseph” – these words are the key to the developing drama that now takes up the thread dropped for…

The Hidden Message

The Opening of the Eyes We are still in Genesis 38, in this strange and unexpected interruption to the narrative, in the story of Judah and Tamar. We are entering the most…

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