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Reflections on the weekly parshah (Torah portion) with traditional and not so traditional insights from the Jewish tradition. We'll delve into deep study of the verses, midrash, commentary, chasidut and kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) and try to present something deep, true, and useful for our lives.
 
These lectures on the Book of Kings were delivered by Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein at the Wild Summer Program in Yeshivas Ohr Somayach (August 2017). These lectures follow the Book of Kings based on traditional rabbinic sources. Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is the author of Lashon HaKodesh: History, Holiness, & Hebrew (Mosaica Press, 2015). He studied for over a decade at such premier institutes as Yeshiva Gedolah of Los Angeles, Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem, and Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ. He ...
 
Join us each week as we analyze a section of the weekly parshah. From a careful study of the text and the guidance of the Midrash and classic commentaries, we find that the parshah has a great deal to teach us about modern life. This class, which is given each week to the women of Yad Binyamin, Israel, takes a decidedly Zionist perspective to the parshah as well.
 
The Wars of the Jews (or The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem, or as it usually appears in modern English translations, The Jewish War – original title: Phlauiou Iôsêpou historia Ioudaïkou polemou pros Rhômaious bibliona) is a book written by the 1st century Jewish historian Josephus. It is a description of Jewish history from the capture of Jerusalem by the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 164 BC to the fall and destruction of Jerusalem in the First Jewish-Roman War in AD 70. ...
 
Torah Talk, hosted by Senior Leader Mark McLellan and presented by The Harvest (Kehilat T’nuvah), is a purposeful deliberation of the Torah from a Messianic Judaic perspective. The Harvest is a Messianic Charismatic Congregation in Thornton Colorado, Just North of Downtown Denver. We believe this podcast will give you a fresh perspective on your life and the world we live in. Blessings and Shalom! For more resources, please click on the following link: https://www.graftedin.com/
 
** Interested in subscribing to Rabbi Haim Ovadia's weekday emails on Jewish Law? Please send an email to rabbiovadia613@gmail.com with your full name, location, and a bit about yourself.** Course Objective- "To understand the historical and social context and identify the message or hidden message". In this series, he analyzes select sections from Midrash. This is the full Academic Course on Midrash and all its facets taught by Rabbi Haim Ovadia in the summer of 2016 at the Academy of Jewis ...
 
Welcome to Bottled Petrichor, a podcast dedicated to discussing key topics in Islamic History and Thought. In addition to a short lecture at the start of most episodes, we ask our guest experts questions submitted by listeners and allow them to share their thoughts in a safe environment. Please visit our twitter page for feedback and question submission forms. https://twitter.com/BottldPetrichor
 
These lectures on the histories of different cities in the Holy Land (Land of Israel) were delivered by Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein at the Mechinah Program in Yeshivas Ohr Somayach (Fall 2017). These lectures focus on the cities mentioned in the Books of Joshua and Judges, but draws from all the books of the Bible. Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is the author of Lashon HaKodesh: History, Holiness, & Hebrew (Mosaica Press, 2015). He studied for over a decade at such premier institutes as Yeshiva Gedol ...
 
The Bible does not need to be rewritten, but it needs to be reread. In this podcast, Dr. Parker shares a behind the scenes look at some of Israel Bible Center's most popular online courses. Each week faculty members sit down to discuss the ancient literature, history, culture, customs, and theology that will uncover rich new ways to understand the Bible. For more from the Israel Bible Center go to: www.israelbiblecenter.com
 
HaShem's 7 Commandments for all Mankind Rabbi Zvi Aviner takes you step by step, up the ladder of Noah’s Seven Commandments, which is the moral fabric of civilization. The classes are on IDOLATRY, ADULTERY, BLOODSHED, THEFT, INJUSTICE, BLASPEHMY and MERCY (the Prohibition to eat BLOOD and more. The stories and concepts are drawn from thousands-years old Jewish literature, like the Midrash, Talmud, commentators and Kabbalah. More importantly, the material is anchored in Jewish customs, prayer ...
 
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Marty Solomon and Brent Billings journey back into the story of Eliezer finding Rebekah as a wife for Isaac. What is happening at dinner that evening? Why is Laban acting with such authority if the father, Bethuel, is alive and well? Map of Abraham’s Servant Finding Isaac a Wife — Headwaters Christian Resources BEMA 12: A Mission Realized Sefaria S…
 
Join Valley Beit Midrash for this virtual panel!ABOUT THIS PANEL: What can the last decade of American Jewish life teach us about what is most urgent about the next decade?PANELISTS: Professor Stan Mirvis, Rabbi Herschel "Brodie" Aberson, Rabbi Nitzan Stein Kokin.DONATE: http://www.bit.ly/1NmpbsP​​​​​​​For podcasts of VBM lectures, GO HERE:https://…
 
Midrashim play a central role in the way in which we learn ḥumash and tanakh. Unfortunately, many modern Jews have never learned midrash in a serious fashion and this has given rise to people either dismissing midrashim or confusing, even conflating, midrashim with the actual text of the tanakh. We sat down with two experts on the world of midrash,…
 
The death of George Floyd Jr in May 2020 started a wave of unforeseen protests. As these protests consumed the United States, groups of people from various beliefs, backgrounds and origins came out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, which started in 2014. A year later, under a new US president, the US still faces the same challenges eve…
 
Enjoy the fifth session of Valley Beit Midrash's "The 40 Greatest Debates in Jewish History!" series. (1 per week for 40 weeks).In this class, we will explore the 40 greatest debates in Jewish history. We will study texts, reflect on the historical contexts, and discuss the values involved. Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz will present for about 20-30 minut…
 
Join me as I discuss the New Testament with Dr. Thomas Schmidt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University. What is the New Testament and what is its anatomy? What is the history of its writing/canonization? What was the status of the NT among early Christians and how did they refer to it? How does the NT relate to th…
 
France is on its way to passing The Bill Comforting the Respect of Republican Principles, one of the most controversial laws of President Macron’s presidency. It aims to fight back against what Emmanuel Macron and his ministers are calling “Islamist separatism”, what he says is an assault by Islamist extremists on the values of the French Republic.…
 
IBC's Roundtable Talks are hosted by Dr. Yeshaya Gruber. They provide an opportunity to connect with leading writers and scholars around the world. The full conversation with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine and Dr. Marc Zvi Brettler covers issues such as "The Jewishness of the New Testament," "The Roll of Context in Interpretation," "Religious and Scholarly Ap…
 
ABOUT THIS CLASS: Mitzvot are oftentimes understood as outward-facing actions, but doing the internal work to develop one’s middot, or character traits, is equally a mitzvah we are called to fulfill. The Torah, both in law and narrative, has much to teach us about cultivating a healthy personality of Humility, Patience, Gratitude, Order, and more. …
 
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings dive into some of the midrash surrounding the story of the “binding of Isaac.” What really happened to Isaac on that mountain, and what does this have to do with Isaac’s blindness? BEMA 11: Here I Am Map of Abraham’s Servant Finding Isaac a Wife — Headwaters Christian Resources Aleph Beta Academy Subscribe to Aleph …
 
Enjoy the fourth session of Valley Beit Midrash's "The 40 Greatest Debates in Jewish History!" series. (1 per week for 40 weeks).In this class, we will explore the 40 greatest debates in Jewish history. We will study texts, reflect on the historical contexts, and discuss the values involved. Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz will present for about 20-30 minu…
 
ABOUT THIS CLASS: Recently, the nascent field of social neuroscience has provided research evidence concerning processes contributing to empathy and compassion. The talk will explore this body of research and examine its relationship to traditions that endeavor to cultivate compassion.ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Kaszniak is Professor of Psychology, Neur…
 
ABOUT THIS EVENT: Despite our best efforts, we’re all vulnerable to believing things without using logic or having proper evidence—and it doesn’t matter how educated or well read we are. But there is a method for avoiding such pitfalls of human nature, and it’s called skepticism. By using rational inquiry and seeing subjects from a scientific persp…
 
In Galatians 3:6-9, Paul cites from the Hebrew scriptures and follows it with a conclusion two times. The conclusions are almost identical and we can see that both of his citations are about Abraham but there must be something more that connects these verses that makes them conceptually similar in order to generate a legal conclusion that Paul decl…
 
Israel Bible Center offers a wide variety of Roundtable Talks with world-renowned scholars. This week we highlight one talk about the culture and religious environment in which early Christ-following movement developed. How did the Jewish world interacted with and was a part of the larger Roman world and culture? How did views of late antiquity reg…
 
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