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The Jerusalem Audit

In Jewish Culture and History by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

25 They asked him, “Then why are you baptizing, if you are neither the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?” 26 John answered them, “I baptize with water, but among you stands one you do not know, …

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The Power of Hebrew

In Hebrew Bible by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Only after they disobey God’s commandment, does the dissonance of shame and insecurity begin to characterize the first couple. We read about the new kind of relationship with the Maker that was characterized by disconnect, …

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Can a Man Divorce a Woman?

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

In the Gospel of Mark, Judean 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 …

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Did the Jews reject Jesus?

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Most modern Christ-followers mistakenly think that the New Testament states that the Jewish people rejected Jesus. But is their reading of the New Testament itself accurate? The foundational proof text for the idea of the …

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Was Jesus Foretelling the future?

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

On one occasion Yeshua (Jesus) gave orders to Shimon (Peter) and Yohanan (John) to prepare for the Passover ahead of the disciples’ arrival: “Enter a city, then look for a man carrying a jar of …

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Grace in Judaism

In Jewish Culture and History by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Siddur (which in Hebrew means “order” and refers to Jewish prayer book) has been used for centuries by Jewish people to help worshipers offer prayers to God in a way that is consistent with the …

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What was the Mark of the Beast?

In Jewish Apocalypse by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

In the Book of Revelation, we read a text that describes that with the arrival of the evil Beast – the enemy of God’s people, Christ-followers will be excluded from participation in local economy unless …

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Unless Your Righteousness Surpasses

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Jesus said to his followers: “…unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt.5:20) In traditional reconstruction, the people who are referred to as “scribes …

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Was Tamar a sinner or a saint?

In Hebrew Bible by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Judah being one of Jacob’s children, participates in a conspiracy to get rid of his half-brother Joseph by selling him to Egypt. Given the 20 year life expectancy of Egyptian slaves, being sold to Egypt …