ABRAHAM’S TENT 5779 | Week #3: What is the Talmud?

*Disclaimer: In the next weeks, I begin a series covering concepts in Judaism. It is not exhaustive, but it is meant to go over in a general way what are Jewish beliefs and where they are found in the Hebrew bible (What Christians call the “Old Testament”). These articles are for education purposes only. If …

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ABRAHAM’S TENT 5779 | Week#2: What Are The Hebrew Scriptures?

*Disclaimer: In the next weeks, I begin a series covering concepts in Judaism. It is not exhaustive, but it is meant to go over in a general way what are Jewish beliefs and where they are found in the Hebrew bible (What Christians call the “Old Testament”). These articles are for education purposes only. If …

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ABRAHAM’S TENT— 5779 | Week#1: The Jewish Concept of Messiah

*Disclaimer: In the next weeks, I begin a series covering concepts in Judaism. It is not exhaustive, but it is meant to go over in a general way what are Jewish beliefs and where they are found in the Hebrew Bible (What Christians call the “Old Testament”). These articles are for education purposes only. If …

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ABRAHAM’S TENT | Week #43 Softim: Justice, Inside and Out

  In this week’s portion we look at Justice and Judges or Softim in Hebrew (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9). In the last weeks we have looked at how we as individuals should apply the Torah in Eikev and how we are to see the evidence of that application in Re’eh. This week we now move to the communal …

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