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

Coronavirus: Hebrew Insight

We are going to talk about Coronavirus again – and, as it often happens with Hebrew, I believe some surprises await you today. Before we do that however, I would like to…

The Last Supper

My dear readers, since I’ve received a number of  questions regarding the Last Supper, I’ve decided, once again, to address the issue on these pages. The precise nature of the last meal…

Passover 2020: Remembering Miracles – Praying For Miracles!

Shalom and Chag Sameach, dear friends! I am publishing this post on Wednesday  (April 8)  just a few hours before Passover – the most unusual Passover in our lives. Due to  coronavirus…

And The Lord Saw …

 My dear readers, this blog  had never been meant to be a reaction to the events around us – and in all these years I’ve done my best to stick with biblical…

And The Plague Was  Stopped …

Second Passover? Trying times are upon us, my dear readers – and, like everyone else, I am seeking the answers. The words that ring in my mind these days, are the words…