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

The Book And The Festival (1)

Almost everywhere, the festival of Purim is celebrated on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar. This year, in most places Purim began on Wednesday evening, March 20 and continued through Thursday, March 21….

Torah Portion In Real Time: Vayikra

My dear readers, once again, we are taking a break in our New Testament series. We will get back to it as we draw closer to the Passover and Easter season, and…

Unlocking The New Testament: Things New And Old (5)

                   …like a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old                                                           In this article, we are going to discuss some titles of Jesus that come from the Tanach (Hebrew Bible)….

Unlocking The New Testament: Things New And Old (4)

                       …like a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old                                                                    Mat.13:52 We continue reading the Scriptures through the Scriptures. I really hope that these articles help you…

My Presence Will Go With You…

 My dear readers, we will  definitely continue with our New Testament series – but I just could not miss this week’s Torah Portion, Ki Tissa, my favorite Parashah. There are many amazing stories…