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 Story Of Isaac And Ishmael: Abraham (peshat)

A “Perfect” Solution  Last time, we saw Abraham receiving the wonderful promise of God in Genesis 15. Thus, by chapter 16, where the story of Hagar and Ishmael begins, we already know…

The Story Of Isaac And Ishmael: How Did It All Begin?

  AN AMAZING JOURNEY A few years ago, I started writing a book on Isaac and Ishmael—started reluctantly, responding to someone’s request, not altogether convinced that I was the right person to…

Enoch And Son Of Man (2)

We are back to our   discussion of the Book of Enoch   and of  the amazing parallels between this book and the Gospels.  We have seen already that “when we use Enoch as…

This Day In Jewish History

WHAT IS TISHA B’AV? My dear readers, with all my excitement about the Son of Man and the importance of this topic, with all my desire to show you the amazing parallels…

Enoch And Son Of Man (1)

  SIMILITUDES By now we know that the Book of Daniel was one of the earliest apocalypses ever written and also one of the most influential. “Whenever in later works ‘that son…

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