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

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…

Beginnings (10): Genesis 3

We are back to our Beginnings series. We are entering  Genesis 3 today – one of the most crucial chapters in this Book. Before we do that, however, I would like to…

Torah Portion In Real Time: Ki Tissa 

The Mystery I know we are in the middle of our BEGINNINGS series, and I really hope that my readers are eager to read  the next post from this series – but…

Purim: The Question And The Answer 

The Narrative We will pause our Beginning series this week, because Purim is approaching and we will talk about book of Esther today. Yes, there is a wonderful narrative here   that we…

Beginnings (9) : Genesis 2

  My dear readers, I thought we were ready to move on to the third chapter of Genesis – but I’ve realized that there are still many amazing nuances to be gleaned…

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