By Rabbi Yisroel Blumenthal Isaiah 53 (52:13 – 53:12) describes the servant of the Lord who shocks the world with his unexpected exaltation. The prophet presents us with the shocked words of the onlookers as they express their astonishment. From these words we learn that the onlookers were intimately familiar with the servant long before [Read More]
A Critical Review of “Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus”
The underlying premise of Brown’s work is that if all the pertinent information were to be put on the table, the human sensitivity to truth would choose Christianity over Judaism. These five volumes serve to confirm the exact opposite. Brown has spared no effort to put forth the best arguments on behalf of Christianity.
When someone attacks the messenger instead of the message it is indeed a sad thing. I was upset and passionate about the presence of Jews for Jesus, Messianic Jews—also known as Hebrew Christians— and other missionaries at the Celebrate Israel Festival.
Many people know that the religion that became Christianity originally began as a movement within Judaism. What is less well understood is how this transformation took place. This presentation examines the critical embryonic departure from Judaism that led to a total unraveling of Christianity from its Jewish roots.The following is a chart of the key differences between Judaism and Christianity.
The follow are the session notes for the Step-by-step Biblical Refutations seminar
The following are the Counter-Missionary Survival Seminar notes for The Real Messiah Part one.
What are the Christian objections that have been directed against general observance of Law? What is the truth behind these Christian objections. We find out here.
. Christian Objections to the Oral Law
We now move on to those Christian objections directed against the Jewish belief in the unwritten teachings of Moses.
We now move to the next Christian objection directed specifically at the Rabbinic institutions which are so prominent in Judaism. Moses specifically commands the people “do not add onto that which I command you” (Deuteronomy 4:2, 13:1). How then can the Rabbinic leaders legislate new decrees and institutions? Is this not a direct violation of Moses’ command?
The factions of Judaism in the Second Temple era
Yet another objection that Christians present in an effort to discredit the national legacy of our nation, focuses on the history of the Second Temple era.