It is sometimes troubling to Christians that typically a Jewish believer in Jesus is Torah ignorant.
Bible 819 has been commenting on this blog for a while now.
Oh How Tricky They Are! My Jewish education was not what it should have been. Oh yes I went to Hebrew School from age 5 to my Bar Mitzvah.I was brought up an Orthodox Jew but I knew almost nothing as far as our Tanach was concerned.
Why I Left Jesus – by Concerned Reader Annelise, as you have noted, (and I tend to agree,) we seem to be tied by strong conviction and knowledge to our own experiences as communities and individuals. We can only see the truth of various religious claims as we perceive them for ourselves. Being told various truths by other groups and people, (be they Jews or Christians, or others) can seldom hold a candle to our personal experiences.
To those Christians who find it outrageous to consider that the Jewish people have a special understanding of Torah, One of you, David I believe, misrepresented the Jewish position on this matter. He made the Jewish position out to be one of racial superiority. This misrepresentation is egregious and serves only to malign others, but David feels like this is justified
Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources : For the Record To my fellow member of the human race Peace It has come to my attention that certain members of my people have been promulgating a doctrine that distorts the essence of the teaching that we were entrusted with. You have heard how the Creator of all took us out of Egypt with signs and wonders and how He taught us His Torah through national revelation and through His prophet
Dear … I understand that your life may have changed in remarkable ways since you came to believe in Jesus. But I am not sure why you think this amounts to proof of anything
Annelise on Monotheism The wisdom of Judaism stands out among other religions, proclaiming that the soul owes its allegiance not to any finite thing, but to the Maker of all things and powers.
From the Foundation Up, by Annelise Some people encounter Judaism and leave mainstream Christianity, but hold on to the Christian scriptures. They keep some Christian beliefs out of loyalty to their messiah
Noachide Worship by Jim