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

I Will Answer The Heavens, And They Shall Answer The Earth

The Day of Revelation:  Jewish Perspective 15 ‘And you shall count for yourselves from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering: seven Sabbaths shall be…

Beginnings (12:) Genesis 3

 Today, we are finishing our discussion of one of the most dramatic chapters in the Bible – indeed, one of the most dramatic chapters in entire human history.   Punishment or Protection?…

Beginnings (11): Genesis 3

Corona-virus has changed the plans of millions – and this blog, of course, has not been exempted from this unfortunate influence. Originally, I planned to have my BEGINNING series from the beginning…

Counting The Days: Omer Or Corona?

The Counting of the Omer (Sfirat Haomer – ספירת העומר) is one of the most mysterious and the least understood customs of the Jews (the Messianic Jews as well). Forty-nine days separate…

Standstill In The Scripture?

Once again, I find it necessary to speak about the situation in the world – and to seek the answers in the Word. When the world started to realize that the initial…