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A Vacuum Yet To Be Filled

Dear Rebbetzin Jungreis, I have wanted to write you for a long time because you helped me in such a profound way. I am so very thankful for your work, your message, your books, and your unapologetic call to all Jews to return to our Torah and heritage. Three years ago, I was in the [Read More]

According to the New Testament, after how long an interval did Jesus promise to return to earth?

According to the New Testament, after how long an interval did Jesus promise to return to earth? Answer: Jesus’ alleged remarks about the parousia, that is, his promised second “presence,” “arrival,” present a problem for Christianity. Some of his statements anticipate a quick return (Matthew 10:23; Mark 9:1; John 14:3, 21:22-23), other comments are less [Read More]

Almah, virgin and parthenos

If ‘almah means “young woman” in Hebrew why did the Jewish scholar who translated the Book of Isaiah into Greek use a Greek word for “virgin,” parthenos?   Answer: The Septuagint is not necessarily a literal translation. Therefore, the use of parthenos by the Septuagint translator of the Book of Isaiah may have best represented [Read More]

Choose Life: A Counter-Missionary (Study Guide)

Why Should Jews Learn the Response to Missionaries’ Claims? Most Jews, at one time or another, will be confronted by missionaries, whether in person or through their literature. The Choose Judaism Booklet provides an overview of the relevant issues.