What is the biblical source of Rabbinic Authority? Explore two Talmudic stories that illustrate the Rabbinic understanding of the extent of their authority.
Talmudic application of scripture – Another Christian objection directed against the authenticity of our nation’s legacy targets the Talmudic application of scripture.
David Hazony’s recent book The Ten Commandments reveals that while most people feel strongly about the commandments, few are actually able to enumerate them. Even for those who have pondered these foundational spiritual directives, the very first one is often perplexing.
Rabbi Michael Skobac, Director of Education of Jews for Judaism presents Part 2 of JUDAISM 101, an entry level seminar series for Jews to explore the essential ideas and practices of Judaism and Jewish thought.
This article has been republished with permission. Written by Gil Student, this article discusses the topic of Jesus in the Talmud. Read on.
There are four main passages in the Talmud that are alleged by some to discuss the story of Jesus’ life and death. Let’s find out more in this post.
By Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz
In August 2000, Senator Joe Lieberman was selected as the nominee for Vice President of the United States of American by Al Gore. The entire nation buzzed about Senator Lieberman’s selection because his was the first Jewish nominee for the second highest office of the United States.
Without going into subtle distinctions, most of the world’s religions — including Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism — suggest that both one’s heart and one’s eyes should be turned toward Heaven. They view the world in which we lead our physical lives as lowly and insignificant, a place that should engage us as little as possible. The goal is to reach the upper world.
Why should I? Does God Really need me to do those things?
Does the Talmud indicate a 1st century Jewish belief that resurrection would occur 3 days after the end of the world? Is there a reference about a resurrection 3 days after the end of the world?