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Who Were the Sons of God

In Hebrew Bible by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

One of the most enigmatic texts in the entire Bible has to do with sons of God taking wives from the daughters of men. It turns out that the wild idea of inter-celestial sexual relations, …

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Judean Desert Voice

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, …

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Did Jesus forbid remarriage?

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

In the Gospel of Mark, Pharisees come to Jesus and ask him: “Can a man divorce a woman?” (Mark 10:1-12) In summing up his answer, Jesus states: “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits …

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Why Moses disagreed with God?

In Hebrew Bible by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

In an early interaction, God told Moses that He will send his angel to guide Israel along the way. The people of Israel were warned not to disobey God’s messenger, because he would not forgive …

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What Makes Prayer Jewish?

In Jewish Culture and History by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Throughout the Torah, we meet many outstanding personalities. Certain events surrounding their lives famously display great obedience to God. The overwhelming majority, if not all, were the children of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The only person …

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Jesus and Jewish Essenes

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

The Book of Acts describes the first-century Jewish Christ-followers in a way unexpected to most modern believers. They are described in terms reminiscent of Utopian society, where believers held all things in common and none …