1000 Verses

1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources 1000 VERSES Many Christians cannot seem to fathom why it is that Jews do not accept Jesus. These Christians believe that Jesus is the Messiah predicted by the Jewish prophets, and cannot begin to understand why anyone would think differently. After all, these Christians ask, didn’t Jesus fulfill hundreds of messianic prophecies?

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Differences – a letter from Eleazar

These are things that are defined differently between the two religions. I came to the conclusion that the kind of cleansing and holiness required by God according to Christianity was not possible within the framework of the Christian faith

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Why I am a Jew – a video by Rabbi Sacks

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A Letter and a Video

It  started when I watched Rabbi Tovia Singer’s video: ”Are Christians Going to Hell ? Rabbi Tovia Singer explores the Toxic Doctrine of the Trinity” around two weeks ago

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The Real Jewish Messiah – Debate

1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources The Real Jewish Messiah: Rabbi Blumenthal Debates Dr. Brown Over the last year, Dr. Michael Brown and Rabbi Yisroel Blumenthal have engaged in a series of back and forth video presentations on YouTube.

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The Real Jewish Messiah – upcoming debate

The Real Jewish Messiah: Rabbi Blumenthal Debates Dr. Brown Over the last year, Dr

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Two Sides of the Same Coin – Proverbs 30:6

1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources Two Sides of the Same Coin – Proverbs 30:6   “Do not add on to His words, lest He prove it in you and you will turn out to be false.” The nature of translation is such that no matter how loyal you are to the original, some of the flavor will go lost. This verse in Proverbs is a classic example of the limitations of translation. Allow me to elaborate: The first phrase in this verse is easily translated and understood – Do not add on to His words; obviously referring to the words of God

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Jewish Self-Identity; an excerpt from “Covenant Nation”

In his description of the sense of Jewish self-identity that preceded Christianity, Boyarin has forgotten a key element in that sense of self-identity. The Jewish people did not just see themselves merely as a community; they saw themselves as a community that stands in a special relationship with God. Obviously, some Jews took this relationship more seriously than did others, but being a Jew meant being tied up with God.

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An Open Letter from Rabbi Eli Cohen

1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources Where do the Jews play a role in G-d’s plan? “Israel has not fulfilled in any measure its role to be a priestly nation for over 2,000 years.

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Jeremiah 10:23

1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources Jeremiah 10:23 Justice and kindness are prominent themes in the Jewish Scriptures. Jeremiah, Micah (6:8) and Moses (Genesis 18:19) all put these concepts at the center of our relationship with God

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